Monographs Details: Pleurothallis grobyi Bateman ex Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Basin of Shodikar Creek (Essequibo tributary), lat. about 1°18'N., in dense forest, epiphyte, flower pale yellow to straw-colored, A. C. Smith 2889; Takutu Creek to Puruni River, Mazaruni River, epiphyte on Greenheart tree, D. B. Fanshawe 2131. COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Rio Pacoa (tributary of Rio Apaporis), about 275 m alt., lat. 0°20'N., long. 71°20'W., epiphyte, flowers yellow, lip with central red stripe, February 7-12, 1952, R. E. Schultes & I. Cabrera 15194. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Chimantd Massif, 515 m alt., on forested island near Base Camp, along Rio Tirica, on tree, leaves dull green, subcoriaceous, upper sepal stramineous, lower sepals stramineous-yellow with madder stripes above middle, center of flower dull lavender, March 13, 1955, J. A. Steyermark ir J. J. Wurdack 1382; Rio Icabaru, 2 nd rapids below confluence with Rio Uaiparú, on mossy branches of fairly large tree, G. C. K. Dunsterville 415. Middle America, the West Indies and South America to ECUADOR, PERU and BRAZIL. The type was from BRITISH GUIANA.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Colombia South America| Venezuela South America| Ecuador South America| Peru South America| Brazil South America|