SUBGENUS Sarracenella [Luer] Luer 1986

Characterized by the creeping rhizome with erect, thick, short petiolate base leaves and blooms on a short, racemose inflroescence arising from the base of the leaf withoput an annulus and it usuallly produces a facing pair of erect, long-tubular flowers decurved at the apex. The petals and lip are deep within the sepaline tube. The column is elongate with a ventral stigma and a hooded ventral anther.

  1. Pleurothallis asaroides (Kraenzl.) Luer 1986 Brazil

  2. Pleurothallis sarracenia Luer 1986 Brazil