A Cycad for the Gauhara Begum

This cycad is for Gauhara Begum, the daughter of Mumtaz Mahal. The mother died in childbirth and the Taj was built in her memory. Gauhara lived to the age of 75.

Udupi Krishna Cycad

At the holy Krishna temples in the center of Udupi, this unassuming cycad tree can be spotted growing in the corner of an important temple

Pune Botanix Branching Cycad

A branching cycad offers an interesting glimpse into the ancient lineage of conifers at the Pune University Botanical Gardens.

Cycad Botanique

A big old cycad represent a living fossil lineage, just near a petrified stump of wood, at Pondicherry Jardin Botanique