Colony of individual polyps (hydranths) joined by root-like network of tubular stolons at the base. Colony shape is tree-like or bushy (arborescent). Colour: flesh-coloured, sometimes with a tinge of pale green, gonothecae cream. Up to 20 cm high.
Colonies of this species live for several seasons and are fertile in summer and autumn.
Ledges among reefs in strong current flow
Questionably reported from Indian Ocean and New Zealand. Southern Australia.
Plankton or Particles
Generally not harmful but still able to sting bare skin.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed