“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Description: Colonies are massive or form thick plates. Valleys are short. Walls are thick and rounded, with evenly exsert irregularly dentate septa. Columellae may be well developed.
Color: Brown, usually with greenish valleys.
Habitat: Most reef environments.
Similar Species: Platygyra pini, which has shorter, more uniform valleys and less development of columellae. Platygyra lamellina has similar skeletal structures but is meandroid; P. verweyi has smaller corallites.