Ipsea is a genus of the orchid family (Orchidaceae), comprising only 2 species.
Plants are found in India and Sri Lanka.
Plants usually have one leaf and rarely two. The flowers have eight pollina separated in two sections with four.
Plants require shade and intermediate to warm temperature requirements depending on the species. Plants should be potted in a mix that retain some moisture such as gravel. Medium should be kept moist during growing season. Repotting should be done after flowering.
The name is derived from the greek word "Ipse" which means self due to it's original thought to be an monotypic genus