“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are small, usually less than 0.2 metres across. The surface is covered with contorted, irregular, large verrucae. These verrucae are not fused into any pattern. Corallites are small.
Colour: Pale brown or pink. Polyps are the same colour as the verrucae or are brightly coloured.
Habitat: Shallow reef edges.
Abundance: Common in the Red Sea, rare in Papua New Guinea.