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Zingiberaceae and Costaceae of South India

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: M Sabu

282 pages, Illus, col plates, figs

Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #166736 | ISBN: 8190163701
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This comprehensive handbook on the gingers and spiral gingers is the first detailed account of the families in South India. It covers a total of 10 genera, 65 species and 2 varieties of which 29 species are endemic to this region and six are exotic. The text is illustrated with 60 full page line drawings, 20 colour plates and 10 distibution maps. Covers data such as etymology, vernacular names, phenology, cytology, taxonomic and nomenclatural notes for majority of species.

"An excellent addition to any botanical library" - Review in TAXON, 56(1), 2007.

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