SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Tomentosae Luer 1986

Characterized by the repent habit with ramicauls enveloped by hispidulous sheaths and have ussually shorter than the leaf inflorescence that arise from the apex of the ramicaul without an annulus and have more or less fleshy, pubescent flowers.

  1. Pleurothallis alborosea (Kraenzl.) Porto & Brade 1935 Brazil

  2. Pleurothallis aurantiolateritia Speg. 1916 Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina

  3. Pleurothallis bissei Luer 1999 Cuba

  4. Pleurothallis hirsutula Fawc. & Rendle Jamaica

  5. Pleurothallis murexoidea Pabst 1956 Brazil

  6. Pleurothallis muscicola Barb.Rodr. 1877 Brazil

  7. Pleurothallis octophrys Rchb.f. 1876 Brazil

  8. Pleurothallis violaceomaculata Hoehne 1952 Brazil