Characters: Colonies are corymbose clumps of prostrate branches, except those from reef flats which have thickened upright branchlets. Horizontal branches are thin, spreading and laterally fused. The undersurfaces of branches are usually devoid of corallites. Upward projecting branchlets are irregularly spaced. Axial and incipient axial corallites are well defined.
Colour: Grey with pale branch tips.
Habitat: Shallow fringing reefs.
Similar species: Acropora aculeus , Acropora elseyi
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: OrtmannÂ¿s original description/specimens.