Characters: Colonies are submassive, encrusting or foliose, with or without nodular upgrowths. Corallites are small; immersed on flat parts of colonies, exsert on upgrowths. The latter have rims of very irregular papillae. Coenosteum papillae are also present on upgrowths.
Colour: Pale brown (with blue polyps which may photograph purple).
Habitat: Shallow reef slopes.