Characters: Colonies are massive. Corallites are a mixture; some slightly exsert, others foveolate (funnel-shaped). Tuberculae and papillae are absent. Colour: Usually pale brown or blue (which may photograph purple). Similar species: This species is like a diminutive Montipora foveolata. See also M. caliculata and M. turgescens. Habitat: Most reef environments. Abundance: Uncommon.