SUBGENUS Scopula Luer 1986

Characterized by the elliptical to narrowly elliptical leaves with a tuft of single flowered inflorescence emering from what looks like the midrib near the apex. The leaves are actually exceedingly long-decurrrent on the ramicaul. No annulus is visible and the flowers are similar to Subgenus Pleurothallis with a cylindrical column and an apical to subapical anther and stigma as well as an absolescent foot.


    !Pleurothallis penicillata Luer 1980

  1. Pleurothallis aspergillum Luer & Hirtz 1989 Colombia and Ecuador

  2. Pleurothallis cosmetron Luer 1992 Colombia

  3. Pleurothallis garayana (Ospina) Luer 1975 Colombia

  4. Pleurothallis juvenilis Rodr.-Mart. & Karremans 2017 Colombia

  5. !Pleurothallis penicillata Luer 1980 Colombia

  6. Pleurothallis ruscaria Luer 1980 Colombia and Ecuador

  7. Pleurothallis scoparum Rchb.f 1888 Colombia and Ecuador

  8. Pleurothallis silverstonei Luer 1992 Colombia

  9. Pleurothallis tetroxys Luer 1989 Colombia and Ecuador