Characters: Colonies are thin, flat to vase-shaped laminae with a conspicuous central corallite in smaller colonies and widely spaced radial corallites. Costae are exsert, unequal and smooth or toothed. Colour: Mottled brown, green and red. Similar species: Resembles Oxypora crassispinosa more than other Echinophyllia species. Habitat: Protected reef environments, especially vertical faces and lower reef slopes. Abundance: Usually rare.