SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Acuminatae Luer 1986

Characterized by the ramicaul longer or as long as the petiolate to subpetiolate base leaf that is never sessile. The racemose inflorescence arises laterally either singly and successively or several simultaneously in a fascile arsiing from an annulus shortly below the abscission layer. The flowers arise mostly simultaneously in short to elongate racemose inflorescence and have the three sepals free, similar and pubescent within, the broadly obtuse to rounded apically petals are small and entire as well as the oblong lip is generally shallowly concave centrally between parellel calli or erect margins below the middle. The lip is also variously callous or lobedThe column is slender and carries a ventral anther and stigma with a pair of pollina that are attached to a single, small viscidium. The column foot is well developed and extends beyond the end of the ovary and is slender or narrowly longitudinally winged. The lip is delicately hinged to the lip.

  1. Pleurothallis acuminata (Kunth) Lindl. 1842 Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia

  2. Pleurothallis anderssonii Luer 1996 Ecuador

  3. Pleurothallis angustipetala C.Schweinf. 1953 Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia

  4. Pleurothallis ariasii Luer & Hirtz 1997 Peru

  5. Pleurothallis aristulata Lindl.1859 Brazil

  6. Pleurothallis asperilinguis Rchb. f. & Warsz. 1854 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

  7. Pleurothallis attenuata Rolfe 1909 Brazil

  8. Pleurothallis bocainensis Porto & Brade 1938 publ. 1940 Brazil

  9. Pleurothallis bolsanelloi [Chiron & V.P.Castro] comb novo Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  10. Pleurothallis candida Luer & Hirtz 1999

  11. Pleurothallis carvalhoi Luer & Toscano 2002 Brazil

  12. Pleurothallis concinna Luer & R.Vásquez 1999 Bolivia

  13. Pleurothallis convergens R.C.J.Gerard 1899 Brazil

    Pleurothallis coripatae Luer & R.Vásquez 1980 Bolivia

  14. Pleurothallis depauperata Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  15. Pleurothallis dimidia Luer 1999 Colombia, Venezuela, Peru and Bolivia

  16. Pleurothallis dolichopus Schlechter 1912 Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador

  17. Pleurothallis dryadum Schltr. 1922 Brazil

  18. Pleurothallis eugenii Pabst 1956 Brazil

  19. Pleurothallis exigua Cogn. 1896 Guyana, Brazil

  20. Pleurothallis graveolens Pabst 1975 Brazil

  21. Pleurothallis jesupiorum Luer & Hirtz 1996 Ecuador

  22. Pleurothallis lagarophyta Luer 1999 Peru

  23. Pleurothallis linearifolia Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  24. Pleurothallis liparanges Rchb.f. 1885 Brazil

  25. Pleurothallis maguirei Luer 1999 Venezuela and Guyana

  26. Pleurothallis malmeana Dutra ex Pabst 1959 Brazil

  27. Pleurothallis mediocarinata C.Schweinf. 1970 Peru and Bolivia

  28. Pleurothallis meridana Rchb.f. 1850 Colombia and Venezuela

  29. Pleurothallis nectarifera (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  30. Pleurothallis ourobranquensis [Campacci & Menini] in ed. Brazil

  31. Pleurothallis pubipetala Hoehne 1930 Brazil

  32. Pleurothallis quadrifida [La Llave & Lex]Lindley 1842 Jamaica, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela

  33. Pleurothallis radialis Porto & Brade 1937 Brazil

  34. Pleurothallis ramulosa Lindl. 1859 Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela

  35. Pleurothallis reedii Luer 2002 Brazil

  36. Pleurothallis regalis Luer 1979 Ecuador

  37. Pleurothallis rubens Lindl. 1836 Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil

  38. Pleurothallis scariosa (Lex.) Lindl. 1842 Mexico

  39. Pleurothallis schlimii Luer 1999 Colombia

  40. Pleurothallis sclerophylla Lindl. 1835-6 Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru as well as Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Surinam and Brazil

  41. Pleurothallis soratana Rchb.f. 1881 Bolivia

  42. Pleurothallis sororcula Schltr. 1922 Brazil

  43. Pleurothallis spannageliana Hoehne 1920 Brazil

  44. Pleurothallis spathilabia Schltr. 1924 Colombia & Ecuador

    Pleurothallis spathuliformis Luer & R.Vásquez 1999

  45. Pleurothallis stenophylla F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899 Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia

  46. Pleurothallis tenuifolia C.Schweinf. 1951 Ecuador and Peru

  47. Pleurothallis unduavica Luer & R.Vásquez 1980 Bolivia

  48. Pleurothallis vasquezii Luer 1981

    SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Acuminatae Lindley 1859