(Milne Edwards and Haime, 1850)
Characters: Colonies are massive, with little tendency to form plates. Corallites are tall and conical, up to 10 millimetres diameter. Long and short septo-costae slightly alternate and are neatly and uniformly beaded. Paliform lobes form a neat crown. The columella has spines twisted into a spiral.
Colour: Pink, sometimes brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Echinopora gemmacea , Echinopora robusta