Book Review: Zingiberaceae and Costaceae of South India;

Larsen K.

Published on : 30-Jun-2006



With this new book we have got a comprehensive treatment of all members of the Zingiberaceae and Costaceae of Southem India. Southern India covers the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Union Territories of Mahe and Pondicherry. There is a map showing this area and an overview of the natural conditions in the region. This is followed by chapters on the morphology, anatomy, palynology and cytology of the Zingiberaceae and a chapter on the history of classification of the family.