“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Description: Colonies are clumps of fused branches which are usually tapered. Corallites are small and superficial.
Color: Pale cream.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon or rare.
Similar Species: Porites cylindrica, which has thicker, less fused branches. Corallites are similar to those of P. rus and P. flavus.