Pachmari Bander Samasya

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

FRI Kauri

A visitor from Australia and New Zealand grows at the wonderfully diverse and jungly campus of the Forest Research Institute in Dehra Dun.

Shillong Police Bazaar Pine

At the central roundabout of Police Bazaar in Shillong’s downtown is one small and easily overlooked New Caledonian Araucaria

Araucaria 165

A very tall Araucaria ata Lal Bagh, which was cleverly measured by a young fellow 5 feet tall, who compared his shadow’s length to that of the tree.

Crawford Column

At Mysore University’s Crawford College, this Araucaria is leaning tremendously, to an almost humourous degree

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