News: Netherlands honours Prof. K.S. Manilal for his interpretation and translation of Hortus Malabaricus

M. Sabu

Published on : 30-Jun-2012



Three and half decades of investigations of the fl ora and indepth study of 12 volumes of Hortus Malabaricus and its translation into English and Malayalam has fetched the renowned taxonomist, Prof. K.S. Manilal, the highest Civilian Award given by the Netherlands Government. Representing Her Majesty Queen Beatrix, Ms. Marijke A. Van Drunen Littel, Counsel General in Mumbai, Kingdom of the Netherlands honoured him with “Offi cer in the Order of Orange-Nassu Award’’ in a glittering function held at Taj Gateway Hotel in Calicut.