“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are contorted dissected laminae. Coenosteum ridges are prominent. They are irregular on larger fronds, but are usually perpendicular to the margins of small fronds. Corallites occur irregularly, between the ridges.
Colour: Brown, sometimes with pale blue margins.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments, especially lagoons.
Similar species: Montipora foliosa , Montipora hodgsoni , Montipora monasteriata