SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Cryptophoranthae Luer 1986

Characterized by the dorsal sepal being connate to the lateral sepals forming a lateral window. Almost exclusively occuring in Brazil.

  1. Pleurothallis amsleri [Rykacz., Driessen & Kolan.] in ed. Brazil

  2. Pleurothallis crinita Barb. Rodr. 1877 Brazil

  3. Pleurothallis cryptantha Barb.Rodr.1877

  4. Pleurothallis cryptophoranthoides Loefgr. 1918 Brazil

  5. Pleurothallis cymbiformis Dod 1984 Dominican Republic

  6. Pleurothallis fenestrata Barb.Rodr. 1881 Brazil

  7. Pleurothallis raduliglossa Pabst 1962 Brazil

  8. Pleurothallis jordanensis Hoehne 1929 Brazil

  9. Pleurothallis langeana Kraenzl. 1911 Brazil

  10. Pleurothallis minimifolia Luer 1986 Brazil

  11. Pleurothallis neojordanensis Luer 1986 Venezuela, Ecuador and Brazil

  12. Pleurothallis punctatiflora Luer 1986 Brazil

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