Characters: Colonies consist of open thickets of sturdy tapered upright branches. Axial corallites are large and dome-shaped. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, the largest being tubular and exsert, with thick walls and small openings. The coenosteum is fine.
Colour: Brown-purple with pale tips.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Acropora hemprichii , Acropora rudis