“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Eguchi and Shirai, 1977
Description: Colonies are encrusting or submassive. Most are monocentric or nearly so, especially towards the colony centre. Septa are exsert and have irregular teeth giving colonies a ragged appearance. Columellae form indistinct centres. Paliform lobes are weakly developed.
Color: Brown or cream, sometimes with green or cream valley floors.
Habitat: Reef environments.
Similar Species: Favites stylifera, which has smaller corallites.