“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
"Characters: Colonies are submassive or form thick plates and frequently exceed one metre across. They have elongate valleys and walls of relatively uniform height. Most valleys can be traced from the colony centre to the margins.
Colour: Uniform grey, brown or green.
Habitat: Most reef environments, especially lower reef slopes and turbid water habitats.
Similar species: Pectinia ayleni , Pectinia maxima"