Characters: Colonies form compact irregular or digitate bushes. Axial corallites are small. Radial corallites are usually a mixture of sizes and are short and appressed with slightly nariform openings.
Colour: Dark proximal parts of branches and paler distal parts.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Acropora lianae , Acropora valida
Taxonomic note: This poorly known species was considered a synonym of Acropora valida by Veron and Wallace (1984). Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Scheer and Pillai (1983).