SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986

Characterized by the succesively flowered, congested inflorescence arisingg from the apex of the filiform peduncle, The lateralsepals are semiconnate to connate and the petals are often dilated along the lower margin. The fleshy to thick lip is often verrucose with more or less erect lateral margins or lobes below the middle that are often continuous with calli from the disc, similar to Subgenus Acianthera.

  1. Pleurothallis acanthodes Luer 1975 Ecuador and Bolivia

  2. Pleurothallis acicularis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930 Guatemala and Costa Rica

  3. Pleurothallis acoana [Bogarin} in ed. Costa Rica

  4. Pleurothallis acrisepala Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925 Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador

  5. Pleurothallis alajuelensis [Karremans & Pupulin] in ed. Costa Rica

  6. Pleurothallis alexii A.H.Heller 1966 Nicaragua

  7. Pleurothallis areldii Luer 1978 Panama, Colombia

  8. Pleurothallis barbae Schltr.1923 Costa Rica & Panama

  9. Pleurothallis berolinensis [Bogarin} in. ed. Costa Rica

  10. Pleurothallis brachiloba Hoehne 1929 Sao Paulo Brazil

  11. Pleurothallis brighamella Luer 1999 Panama

  12. Pleurothallis brighamii S. Watson 1888 Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador

  13. Pleurothallis calderae Luer 2001 Colombia

  14. Pleurothallis chontalensis A.H.Heller & A.D.Hawkes 1966 Costa Rica and Nicaragua

  15. Pleurothallis condylata Luer 1976 Costa Rica and Panama

  16. Pleurothallis corniculata [Sw.] Lindl. 1842 Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Cuba and Jamaica

  17. Pleurothallis coronula Luer 1999 Colombia

  18. Pleurothallis cycesis Luer & R.Escobar 1996 Colombia

  19. Pleurothallis displosa Luer 1999 Panama

  20. Pleurothallis exilis C.Schweinf. 1951 Venezuela

  21. Pleurothallis gersonii [Bogarín & Karremans] in ed. Costa Rica

  22. Pleurothallis glandulosa Ames 1923 Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana and Venezuela

  23. Pleurothallis guttulata Cogn. 1896 Brazil

  24. Pleurothallis leptantha Schltr. 1920 Colombia

  25. Pleurothallis piratiningana Hoehne 1937 Brazil

  26. Pleurothallis prostrata Lindl. 1858 Cuba

  27. Pleurothallis psichion Luer 1996 Costa Rica

  28. Pleurothallis purpurella Luer 1999 Colombia

  29. Pleurothallis pyrsodes Rchb. f. 1876 Costa Rica

  30. Pleurothallis scolopax Luer & R.Escobar 1981 Colombia

  31. Pleurothallis simmleriana Rendle 1900 Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia

  32. Pleurothallis striata H.Focke 1851 Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam and Ecuador

  33. Pleurothallis uniflora Lindl. 1836 French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela and Northern Brazil

  34. Pleurothallis vierlingii [Baumbach] in ed. Costa Rica

  35. Pleurothallis vittariifolia Schltr. 1923 Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama