Ananda Amaltas

This tree is named after Ananda, a tree enthusiast and local figure, now based in Tiruvanamalai. This tree is part of the Fort Cochin Tree Trail.

JNU Holi Amaltas

During the colorful revelrie of the Hindu holiday of Holi, my friends and I at Jawarhalal Nehru University encountered this Amaltas tree offering scant shade.

Nehru’s Shade Tree

Prime Minister Nehru Ji loved to sit in the shade of this Laburnum tree in the back yard of his residence at Teen Murti Bhavan