TYPE

SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Effusae Lindl. 1842

Characterized by the ramicauls shorter or longer than the leaves with a tubular sheath near the middle and two to three more at the base that blooms on a simultaneously to successively, racemose inflorescence longer or shorter than the leaf, arising with a distinct to indistinct annulus which is sometimes obliterated by the abscission layer. One species P imraei, has no visible annulus or it is entirely absent. The sepals are glabrous externally but are often pubescent within. The lateral sepals are connate at least to the middle. The petals are more or less verrucose, callous or carinate externally on species with a short ramicaul, and often those with a long ramicaul do not have a callus. The column is elongate and may or may not have teeth or wings and often but not always cover the anther. The anther and the stigma are always ventral.

  1. Pleurothallis amparoana Schltr. 1923 Panama and Costa Rica

  2. Pleurothallis arcuata Lindl. 1859 Brazil, Venezuela, Guyana and Peru

  3. Pleurothallis aristocratica L.O. Williams 1946 Mexico

  4. Pleurothallis avenacea Ames 1908 Brazil

  5. Pleurothallis bacillaris Pabst 1956 Brazil

  6. Pleurothallis biriricensis [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] comb novo Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  7. Pleurothallis brachystele [Chiron & N.Sanson] comb novo Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  8. Pleurothallis bradei Schltr. 1922 Braz

  9. Pleurothallis brenneri Luer 1976 Ecuador

  10. Pleurothallis calcarata Cogn. 1906 publ. 1907 Brazil

  11. Pleurothallis campestris Barb.Rodr. 1877 Brazil

  12. Pleurothallis carinifera (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn.1896 Brazil

  13. Pleurothallis carrisii Brade 1951 Brazil

  14. Pleurothallis castellensis Brade 1949 Brazil

  15. Pleurothallis chlorina Luer 1980 Ecuador

  16. Pleurothallis cipoensis [L.Kollmann] comb novo Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  17. Pleurothallis cocornaensis Luer & R. Escobar 1996 Colombia

  18. Pleurothallis convallaria Schltr. 1923 Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

  19. Pleurothallis convoluta Lindl. 1845 Colombia

  20. Pleurothallis cordilabia Pabst 1972 Brazil

  21. Pleurothallis crassicaulis (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  22. Pleurothallis crenata Lindl. 1846 Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama

  23. Pleurothallis cuneifolia Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  24. Pleurothallis cypripedioides Luer 1975 Ecuador

  25. Pleurothallis dasilvae [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] comb novo Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  26. Pleurothallis dilatata C.Schweinf. 1942 Peru

  27. Pleurothallis diminuta Luer 1981 Ecuador

  28. Pleurothallis dracula Seehawer 1999 Brazil

  29. Pleurothallis ephemera Lindl. 1836 French Guinea, Surinam, Brazil and Bolivia

  30. Pleurothallis erucosa Luer & R. Escobar 1998 Colombia

  31. Pleurothallus eunapolitana [C.R.M.Silva & S.L.X.Tobias] in ed. Brazil

  32. Pleurothallis fasciata Seehawer 2005 Brazil

  33. Pleurothallis ferdinandiana (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn 1896 Brazil

  34. Pleurothallis filiformis Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  35. Pleurothallis flexuosa (Poepp. & Endl.) Lindl. 1842 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia

  36. Pleurothallis fornicata Luer 1996 Ecuador and Peru

  37. Pleurothallis garayi Pabst 1973 Brazil

  38. Pleurothallis gelida Lindl. 1841 Florida, Chiapas state of Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leewards, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, the Windwards, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil

  39. Pleurothallis ghillanyi Pabst 1967 Brazil

  40. Pleurothallis gomesii-ferreirae Pabst 1975 Brazil

  41. Pleurothallis granulosa (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  42. Pleurothallis hamiltonii (Luer) Karremans 2015

  43. Pleurothallis henrique-aragonii Pabst 1975 Brazil

  44. Pleurothallis hians Lindl. 1836 Brazil

  45. Pleurothallis hieroglyphica Ames 1908 Mexico

  46. Pleurothallis hirsuta Ames 1908 Mexico

  47. Pleurothallis hypnicola Lindl. 1842 TYPE for section Brazil

  48. Pleurothallis ibiunensis [C.R.M.Silva & Campacci] 2019 Brazil

  49. Pleurothallis ignota Luer 2003 Bolivia

  50. Pleurothallis imbeana Brade 1932 Brazil

  51. Pleurothallis immersa Linden & Rchb. f. 1855 Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador

  52. Pleurothallis imraei Lindl. 1859 Leeward and Windward Islands, Guyana, Surinam, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil

  53. Pleurothallis intraptila [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] comb. novo. Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  54. Pleurothallis itaguacuensis [Jesus & Campacci] in ed. Brazil

  55. Pleurothallis jalapensis (Kraenzl.) Garay 1985 publ. 1986 Mexico and Guatemala

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  56. Pleurothallis juquitibensis [Campacci & S.L.X.Tobias] in ed. Brzil

  57. Pleurothallis lehmanneptis Luer & R.Escobar R. 1998 Colombia

  58. Pleurothallis listerophora Schltr. 1906 Costa Rica and Panama

  59. Pleurothallis lobiglossa [Chiron & N.Sanson] comb. novo. Pfahl 2013 Brazil

  60. Pleurothallis longispicata L.O.Williams 1946 western Mexico

  61. Pleurothallis mathildae Brade 1943 Brazil

  62. Pleurothallis nigriflora L.O.Williams 1942

  63. Pleurothallis nonresupinata [Solano & Soto Arenas] in ed Mexico

  64. Pleurothallis oestlundiana L.O.Williams 1946 Mexico

  65. Pleurothallis ornata Rchb. f. 1882 Mexico, Guatemala and Belize

  66. Pleurothallis pauloensis Hoehne & Schltr. 1926 Brazil

  67. Pleurothallis pellifeloidis (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

    Pleurothallis petiolaris Luer 1996 Colombia

  68. Pleurothallis piraquarensis Hoehne 1952 Brazil

  69. Pleurothallis podoglossa Hoehne 1938 Brazil

  70. Pleurothallis pristeoglossa Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881 Brazil

  71. Pleurothallis prolixa Luer & Hirtz 1996 Ecuador

  72. Pleurothallis pseudocheila Luer & R.Escobar 1984 Colombia

  73. Pleurothallis resupinata Ames 1908 Mexico

  74. Pleurothallis retusa (Lex.) Lindl. 1842 Mexico

  75. Pleurothallis rostratissima Luer & J.Portilla 2002 Ecuador

  76. Pleurothallis ruschii Hoehne 1939 Brazil

  77. Pleurothallis sarcopetala (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  78. Pleurothallis scabrata Lindl. 1859 Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia

  79. Pleurothallis schiedei Rchb. f. 1849 Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador

  80. Pleurothallis scolnikiae (Luer & Endara) Karremans 2015 Ecuador

  81. Pleurothallis seriata Lindl. 1840 Venezuela, French Guiana, Guyana, Surinam and Brazil

  82. Pleurothallis sordida Kraenzl. 1921 Brazil

  83. Pleurothallis sotoarenasii [Solano] in ed. Mexico

  84. Pleurothallis sousae [Silva & Campacci] in ed. Brazil

  85. Pleurothallis tabacina (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  86. Pleurothallis tarantula Luer & Hirtz 1996 Colombia and Ecuador

  87. Pleurothallis tortilis Luer & R.Escobar 1981 Colombia and Ecuador

  88. Pleurothallis trichostoma Luer 1979 Colombia and Ecuador

  89. Pleurothallis tricolor (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  90. Pleurothallis wanderbildtiana Pabst 1975 Brazil

  91. Pleurothallis wawraeana Barb.Rodr. 1881 Brazil

  92. Pleurothallis xerophila Schltr. 1918 Mexico

  93. Pleurothallis ximenae Luer 2004

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