Banana, Musaparadisiaca and Moringa oleifera are begin abundantly in Lakshadweep while attic plantations accommodate bread-and-butter abutment to the islands. Lashadweep has been declared a bird altar by the Wildlife Institute of India. Crabs, chiefly anchoress crabs, parrot angle and butterfly angle are additionally begin on the islands.South India consists of the four southern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as able-bodied as the abutment territories of Puducherry and the Lakshadweep archipelago. Together with Pondicherry, anniversary South Indian accompaniment has an adopted accompaniment government, while the Lakshadweep islands are centrally administered by the President of India. The avant-garde states of South India were created as a aftereffect of the States Reorganisation Act (1956), which accustomed states and abutment territories based on linguistic boundaries. As a aftereffect of this act:
* Andhra Pradesh was formed with the alteration of all districts from Hyderabad Accompaniment and some taluks from Raichur, Bidar, and Gulbarga to Andhra State,
* Kerala was created with the alteration of Malayalam-dominated territories from Madras State, Kasaragod taluk and Malabar commune to unapportioned districts of Travancore-Cochin State,
* Mysore Accompaniment was formed with the alteration of Belgaum, Bijapur, Dharwad and Canara districts from Bombay State, Kollegal taluk of Coimbatore from Madras State, unapportioned taluks of Raichur, Bidar and Gulbarga from Hyderabad Accompaniment and all territories of Coorg to the bygone Kingdom of Mysore,
* Madras Accompaniment was reorganised with the alteration to some talkus from Travancore-Cochin to anatomy the districts of Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli,
* Pondicherry was formed out of the territories that were beneath the ascendancy of France,
* Lakshadweep was formed out of the archipelago beneath the Malabar commune of Madras State.