__NOTOC__ Anguloa, commonly known as tulip orchids, is a small orchid genus closely related to Lycaste. Its abbreviation in horticulture is Ang. This genus was described by José Antonio Pavón and Hipólito Ruiz López in 1798. They named it in honor of Francisco de Angulo, Director-General of Mines of Peru.
This genus is found on the forest floor at high elevations from Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru.