Monographs Details: Pleurothallis diffusiflora C.Schweinf.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Barama Falls, "5 X 1-96," Im Thurn 172; Im Thurn 116; near No. 6 Camp, Barima-Barama Road, sepals pale yellow-green with scattered spots of deep rich purple, petals similar with more numerous purple spots especially on upper edge, lip yellow-green with closely set, small dark purple spots along edge and large patch of deep purple at foot of column and an almost bulbous swelling at the apex which is light bright purple, February 1897, Im Thurn 178; Essequibo River, Moraballi Creek, near Bartica, nearly at sea level, "epiphyte in wallaba forest. Sep. greenish-yellowish-mauve, mottled with chocolate. Upper pet. and labellum dark chocolate," October 7, 1929, N. Y. Sandwith 474 (type).
Distribution:Guyana South America