UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
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Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

A cave flower is a group of crystals, commonly of gypsum or mirabilite, that grow by accretion at their bases on a cave wall. As the crystals grow, curve and splay, their form mimics that of a flower [9].