SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Tribulodes Luer 1986

Charcterized by the congested, racemose inflorescence of fleshy, brick red flowers with the apices of the sepals connivent [touching]. The spiny capsule resembles a cocklebur.

  1. Pleurothallis blancoi Pupulin 2000 Mexico and Costa Rica

  2. Pleurothallis tribuloides (Sw.) Lindl. 1830 Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica and Surinam