“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are massive to encrusting. Corallites are rounded and clearly plocoid, with thick walls. Corallites are often uniformly inclined on the colony surface. Septa are in two indistinct orders, primary septa being numerous and equal. ?Groove and tubercle? formations are rare.
Colour: Cream with dark calices.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Rare, except at Cocos (Keeling) Atoll.
Similar species: Leptastrea bottae , Leptastrea inaequalis , Leptastrea transversa