Characters: Colonies are massive. The surface is often deeply grooved. Corallites are widely spaced. Septa are in three unequal orders with the first order being exsert. The coenosteum between the corallites is usually smooth. Irregular ?groove and tubercle? formations may be present.
Colour: The coenosteum is whitish, corallites are pale brown or green. Septa are sometimes orange.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Leptastrea inaequalis
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: VaughanÂ¿s original description/specimens. Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).