Characters: Colonies are hemispherical. Corallites are immersed to conical or tubular, usually face different directions and are of mixed sizes, giving a chaotic appearance. The coenosteum is covered with papillae that are inclined on the surface. Colour: Pale cream, green or brown. Similar species: Astreopora myriophthalma, which has an orderly arrangement of corallites. Habitat: A wide range of environments, especially in shallow turbid water. Abundance: Sometimes common