Brachypeza Garay, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 23 (1972) 163
Monopodial epiphytes. Stem very short. Leaves few, sheathing at the base, glabrous, deciduous, duplicate, leathery. Inflorescence a lateral raceme with swollen rachis. Flowers appearing in succession, small to medium-sized, ephemeral, resupinate. Sepals free. Petals free, similar to the dorsal sepal. Lip spurred, hinged to the column. Column-foot very short. Pollinia 2, cleft, solid, caudicles absent, stipe present, viscidium present.
Species present in New Guinea: