SUBGENUS Antilla Luer 2000 Characterized by a shorter to as long as the leaf ramicaul carrying an elliptical, acute sessile leaf which may have a denticulate margin. They have a loose, flexible, more or less flexuous inflorescence that arises through a small spathe. The plants and the inflorescence often are pendent, The flowers are produced either simultaneously or successively. The dorsal sepal is essentially free, the laterals are connate to lightly adherent into a minutely bifid synsepal. The petals are small, acute amd sometimes serrulate and the small lip is often unguiculate. The blade is more or less lobed and bicallous. The column is proportionally large and winged.

TYPE Species for the subgenus

Pleurothallis trichophora Lindl.1858

  1. Pleurothallis alainii Dod 1978 Dominican Republic

  2. Pleurothallis alpestris (Sw.) Lindl. 1830 Jamaica

  3. Pleurothallis appendiculata Cogn. 1912 Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

  4. Pleurothallis bahorucensis Luer 1999 Dominican Republic

  5. Pleurothallis denticulata Cogn. 1909 Cuba

  6. Pleurothallis erosa Urb. 1917 Dominican Republic and Haiti

  7. Pleurothallis laxa (Sw.) Lindl. 1830 Jamaica

  8. Pleurothallis parvula Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925 Haiti, Dominican Republic and Cuba

  9. Pleurothallis pendens Dod 1977 Dominican Republic

  10. Pleurothallis privigna Luer 1999 Dominican Republic

  11. Pleurothallis prostrata Lindl. 1858 Cuba

  12. Pleurothallis quisqueyana Dod 1977 Dominican Republic

  13. ! Pleurothallis trichophora Lindl.1858 Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic