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Ipsea speciosa.jpg
Ipsea speciosa
1868 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Collabieae
Genus: Ipsea

Ipsea is a genus of the Orchid family (Orchidaceae), found in India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.[2]

Three species are currently recognized as of June 2014[2]


  1. ^ Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892) del. et lith. Description by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817—1911) - "Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 94 (ser. 3 nr. 24) tab. 5701
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families