Very special thanks for the foto of Stylaraea punctata to Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA!!
Characters: Colonies are clusters of tubular corallites. Budding is extratentacular. Corallites bifurcate at approximately 10 millimetre intervals and frequently join. Costae are in two alternating orders and are strongly beaded.
Colour: Pale brown.
Habitat: Recorded only from shallow lagoons.
Source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron