Cavea tanguensis

Cavea tanguensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Cavea
W.W.Sm. & J.Small
Binomial name
Cavea tanguensis
(Drummond) W.W.Sm. & J.Small

Saussurea tanguensis J.R.Drumm.

Cavea tanguensis, native to the Himalayas of Tibet, Sichuan, and Sikkim,[1] is the only species in the genus Cavea, a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family.[2][3]


  1. 1 2 Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. Smith, William Wright & Small, James. 1917. Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh 27: 119, pl. 5
  3. Tropicos, Cavea W.W. Sm. & J. Small

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