SUBGENUS Mirandia Luer 1986

A monotypic subgenus characterized by the well developed ramicaul and an ovate leaf with a long twisted petiolate base that blooms on a fascile of single flowers arising from a conspicuous spathe with an annulus. The sepals are connate into a concave synsepal with a pair of lunate calli in the center. The apices of the petals are remarkably cucullate. The lip is subquadrate and acutely deflexed upon itself and attached tothe base of a footless column with an apical anther and stigma.

  1. Pleurothallis miranda Luer 1980 Ecuador

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