Pinewoods Bunya Pine

A tall Bunya Bunya Pine from the northeast coast of Australia grows on the lawns at the heritage Pinewood hotel on a hilltop in downtown Shillong

A Bunya Puzzle for a Monkey

A strange Australian Monkey Puzzle Tree with big gap amongst its branches, growing on the Ooty Botanics lawn.

Pachmari Bander Samasya

A stout, spreading, and sharp tree from Australia, misidentified as a monkey puzzle by the garden staff.

A Monster of a Monkey Puzzle

A huge Araucaria tree grow in the back of the Ooty Botanical Gardens, a representative of an ancient lineage of conifers which used to dominate the world