SUBGENUS Apoda-Prorepentia Luer 1986

Characterized by the long-repent, more or less pendant rhizome with prostrate to pendant, short ramicauls and comparatively large, overlapping, more orless pendant leaves with an inflorescence arising through an inflated, large spathe at the base of the leaf without an annulus. The flowers are often hidden within the spathe. The sepals are variously connate and the column is elongate witha partially hooded anther.

  1. Pleurothallis calypso Luer 1980 Ecuador

  2. Pleurothallis dodsonii Luer 1976 Ecuador

  3. Pleurothallis dueterohirtzii in ed. Ecuador

  4. Pleurothallis karlii Pabst 1956 Brazil

  5. Pleurothallis kateora (Garay) Luer 1981 Colombia

  6. Pleurothallis melanochthoda Luer & Hirtz 1996 Ecuador

  7. Pleurothallis portilloi Luer & R.Escobar 1982 Colombia

  8. Pleurothallis serratifolia [Rinc.-González & Karremans] in ed. Colombia

  9. Pleurothallis testaefolia (Sw.) Lindl. 1858 Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Windwards, Surinam Venezuela and Colombia

  10. Pleurothallis villahermosae [Sierra-Ariza, Rinc.-González & Karremans] in ed. Colombia