Kas is a hot spot of natural beauty situated 25 km west of Satara off the Mumbai–Bangalore highway in Western Ghats, India. The spectacle of flowering plants at Kas Plateau has earned this location the prestige of World Natural Heritage from UNESCO. If Western Ghats in India is a hot spot for biodiversity in the world then Kas Plateau is certainly the hottest spot in Western Ghats. Shrikant Ingalhalikar has been visiting Kas for the last four decades and has studied the flora and ecology of Kas in detail. His new book, Flowers of Kas is carefully designed for quick and easy identification of 175 species found at Kas. The endangered species of Kas are highlighted.