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Pleurothallidinae

Masdevallia davisii plate
Masdevallia davisii from Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Pleurothallidinae


The Pleurothallidinae are a neotropical subtribe of plants of the orchid family (Orchidaceae) including 29 genera in more than 4000 species.

FeaturesEdit

TaxonomyEdit

Genera Edit

AciantheraEdit

Acianthera micrantha

Acianthera micrantha

For details see Acianthera


AcostaeaEdit

BarbosellaEdit

Barbosella dusenii

Barbosella dusenii

For details see Barbosella

Plants in this genus have single flowers with a unique lip base

BarbrodriaEdit

BrachionidiumEdit

CondylagoEdit

DraconanthesEdit

DraculaEdit

Dracula astuta

Dracula astuta

For details see Dracula

Plants in this genus have short rhizomes with dense packed stems.

DresslerellaEdit

DryadellaEdit

Dryadella edwallii

Dryadella edwallii

For details see Dracula

Plants in this genus have spotted flowers that are borne at the base of the leaves.

FrondariaEdit

LepanthesEdit

Lepanthes horichii

Lepanthes horichii

For details see Lepanthes

Plants in this genus have small successive flowers.

LepanthopsisEdit

Luerella Edit

MasdevalliaEdit

Masdevallia barlaeana

Masdevallia barlaeana

For details see Masdevallia

Plants in this genus have smooth and narrow leaves.

MyoxanthusEdit

Myoxanthus mejiae

Myoxanthus mejiae

For details see Myoxanthus

Plants in this genus have sheaths covered with short stiff hairs.

OctomeriaEdit

Octomeria brevifolia

Octomeria brevifolia

For details see Octomeria

Plants in this genus have flowers that bloom at the base of the leaves.

OphidionEdit

PlatysteleEdit

Platystele gyroglossa

Platystele gyroglossa

For details see Platystele

Plants in this genus have successive flowers with short columns and two pollinas.

PleurothallisEdit

PorroglossumEdit

Porroglossum marniae

Porroglossum marniae

For details see Porroglossum

Plants in this genus has a hinged lip that snaps when stimulated by the pollinator.

RestrepiaEdit

Restrepia cuprea

Restrepia cuprea

For details see Restrepia

Plants in this genus have fused lateral sepals.

RestrepiellaEdit

Restrepiella ophiocephala

Restrepiella ophiocephala

For details see Restrepiella

Plants in this genus are similar to those of Restrepia. But they have 4 pollina.


RestrepiopsisEdit

SalpisteleEdit

ScaphosepalumEdit

Scaphosepalum fimbriatum

Scaphosepalum fimbriatum

For details see Scaphosepalum

Plants in this genus have sepals with long tails.

StelisEdit

TeagueiaEdit

TrichosalpinxEdit

TrisetellaEdit

Trisetella strumosa

Trisetella strumosa

For details see Trisetella

Plants in this genus have tiny flowers with fused petals.

ZootrophionEdit

Zootrophion lappaceum

Zootrophion lappaceum

For details see Zootrophion

Plants in this genus have inflated flattened stems.

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