No visit to Diu Island is complete without a look at the Seashell Museum, where you can find a variety of shells from around the world as well as a nice branching palm in the front yard
On the intricately water-eroded rock shelf near Diu Fort, a branching African Hoka palm grows by the ocean
At Cherrapunjee, a cement factory is inadvertently and irrevocably destroying an ancient limestone cave beneath it. This fishtail palm grows near the cave entrance where water flows in.
After more than 18 months visiting India’s most famous trees, and with the help of the organization The Forest Way, I finally planted my first wishing tree in India!
One palymyra palm stands proudly in the back of the old Danish Fort at Tranquebar
At the French Institute of Pondicherry, ecologists, anthropologists, and other researchers pass by this Royal Palm in the courtyard every day
Near the massive cathedrals of Old Goa, a Royal Palm is being choked by an electrical wire wrapped around it
The Nobel Prize winning author Rudyard Kipling’s childhood home is on the grounds of the JJ Art School near this twisty, bending coconut tree
At the popular Muslim shrine of Haj Ali, extending out on a causeway into the waters near Mumbai, a tall coconut grows in the corner.
This huge, beautiful palm in a green corner of downtown Mangalore flowered- for the first and only time in its life- the day that the landowner died, and will die itself soon after