SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986

Characterized by the succesively flowered, congested inflorescence arisingg from the apex of the filiform peduncle, The lateralsepals are semiconnate to connate and the petals are often dilated along the lower margin. The fleshy to thick lip is often verrucose with more or less erect lateral margins or lobes below the middle that are often continuous with calli from the disc, similar to Subgenus Acianthera.

  1. Pleurothallis acanthodes Luer 1975 Ecuador and Bolivia

  2. Pleurothallis acicularis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930 Guatemala and Costa Rica

  3. Pleurothallis acrisepala Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925 Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador

  4. Pleurothallis alexii A.H.Heller 1966 Nicaragua

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

  6. Pleurothallis areldii Luer 1978 Panama, Colombia

  7. Pleurothallis barbae Schltr.1923 Costa Rica & Panama

  8. Pleurothallis brachiloba Hoehne 1929 Sao Paulo Brazil

  9. Pleurothallis brighamella Luer 1999 Panama

  10. Pleurothallis brighamii S. Watson 1888 Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador

  11. Pleurothallis calderae Luer 2001 Colombia

  12. Pleurothallis chontalensis A.H.Heller & A.D.Hawkes 1966 Costa Rica and Nicaragua

  13. Pleurothallis condylata Luer 1976 Costa Rica and Panama

  14. Pleurothallis corniculata [Sw.] Lindl. 1842 Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Cuba and Jamaica

  15. Pleurothallis coronula Luer 1999 Colombia

  16. Pleurothallis cycesis Luer & R.Escobar 1996 Colombia

  17. Pleurothallis displosa Luer 1999 Panama

  18. Pleurothallis exilis C.Schweinf. 1951 Venezuela

  19. Pleurothallis fulgens Rchb.f. 1875 Costa Rica and Panama

  20. Pleurothallis glandulosa Ames 1923 Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana and Venezuela

  21. Pleurothallis guanacastensis Ames & C. Schweinf. 1930 Nicaragua and Costa Rica

  22. Pleurothallis guttulata Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  23. Pleurothallis leptantha Schltr. 1920 Colombia

  24. Pleurothallis montezumae Luer 1996 Costa Rica

  25. Pleurothallis piratiningana Hoehne 1937 Brazil

  26. Pleurothallis prostrata Lindl. 1858 Cuba

  27. Pleurothallis psichion Luer 1996 Costa Rica

  28. Pleurothallis purpurella Luer 1999 Colombia

  29. Pleurothallis pyrsodes Rchb. f. 1876 Costa Rica

  30. Pleurothallis scolopax Luer & R.Escobar 1981 Colombia

  31. Pleurothallis simmleriana Rendle 1900 Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia

  32. Pleurothallis striata H.Focke 1851 Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam and Ecuador

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

  34. Pleurothallis uniflora Lindl. 1836 French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela and Northern Brazil