Characters: Colonies are massive or are thick plates. Corallites are up to 8 millimetres diameter, closely compacted, and thick walled. Septo-costae are in two alternating cycles, those of the first cycle being very exsert and coarsely beaded. Columellae are large and consist primarily of fused paliform lobes.
Colour: Grey- or greenish-brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Echinopora forskaliana , Echinopora hirsutissima