A single plant found growing in the compound of the Agricultural College, Coimbatore, weighed 15 lb.
The Kongas are found chiefly in the Salem and Coimbatore districts.
At the death ceremonies of the Idaiyans of Coimbatore, a cock is tied to a sacrificial post, to which rice is offered.
The palol wears garments of a dark grey material made in the Coimbatore district.
A Native of Coimbatore wrote a few years ago that we have done all things possible to please the gods.
The only pass in those days, connecting Malabar and Coimbatore, was that which is now known as Nerumangalam.
On the death of a married Idaiyan, at Coimbatore, the corpse is placed in a seated posture.
The cotton districts best known are Coimbatore and Tinnevelley, both of which are admirably situated and well watered.
Where this chain is lofty, as between Malabar and Coimbatore, the rainclouds are intercepted and give a rainfall of 150 in.
In Coimbatore, the wives of all the low class cultivators were great spinners.