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Pleurothallidinae

Masdevallia davisii plate.jpg
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.

Features[]

Taxonomy[]

Genera[]

Acianthera[]

Acianthera micrantha

For details see Acianthera


Acostaea[]

Barbosella[]

Barbosella dusenii

For details see Barbosella

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

Barbrodria[]

Brachionidium[]

Condylago[]

Draconanthes[]

Dracula[]

Dracula astuta

For details see Dracula

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

Dresslerella[]

Dryadella[]

Dryadella edwallii

For details see Dracula

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

Frondaria[]

Lepanthes[]

Lepanthes horichii

For details see Lepanthes

Plants in this genus have small successive flowers.

Lepanthopsis[]

Luerella[]

Masdevallia[]

Masdevallia barlaeana

For details see Masdevallia

Plants in this genus have smooth and narrow leaves.

Myoxanthus[]

Myoxanthus mejiae

For details see Myoxanthus

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

Octomeria[]

Octomeria brevifolia

For details see Octomeria

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

Ophidion[]

Platystele[]

Platystele gyroglossa

For details see Platystele

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

Pleurothallis[]

Porroglossum[]

Porroglossum marniae

For details see Porroglossum

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

Restrepia[]

Restrepia cuprea

For details see Restrepia

Plants in this genus have fused lateral sepals.

Restrepiella[]

Restrepiella ophiocephala

For details see Restrepiella

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


Restrepiopsis[]

Salpistele[]

Scaphosepalum[]

Scaphosepalum fimbriatum

For details see Scaphosepalum

Plants in this genus have sepals with long tails.

Stelis[]

Teagueia[]

Trichosalpinx[]

Trisetella[]

Trisetella strumosa

For details see Trisetella

Plants in this genus have tiny flowers with fused petals.

Zootrophion[]

Zootrophion lappaceum

For details see Zootrophion

Plants in this genus have inflated flattened stems.

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