Pleurothallid Alliance

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The Pleurothallid Alliance comprises about 38 genera of generally miniature orchids with around 4,000 species distributed from southern Mexico and southern Florida throughout Central America, and the Caribbean southward throughout much of South America. The center of diversity is in the Andean Mountains.
Pleurothallis is the largest genus in the Alliance although Dracula, Dryadella, Lepanthes, Masdevallia, Restrepia, and Stelis are the most popular with horticulturalists.

Care & Culture Sheet

A detailed Care & Culture Sheet for the genus can be found by clicking the link(s) below or scanning the QR Code; however, this sheet may not be representative of all plants in this alliance or genus.