Characters: Colonies are encrusting to branching, sometimes over one metre across. Branches are primarily horizontal and may have a zig-zag shape. Corallites are circular, less than 4 millimetres diameter and are mostly on the upper surface of branches. Budding is extratentacular. A paliform crown is well developed.
Colour: Dark brown to grey.
Similar Species: Schizoculina fissipara, which has more compact branches and larger corallites.
Habitat: Rocky foreshores up to 35 metres depth.
Taxonomic Note: Little studied species.
Taxonomic References: Laborel (1974); Veron (2000a);