Mimusops for Aurangzeb

This mimusops tree is for Aurangzeb, who eventually successfully struggled for the throne after Shah Jehan, the builder of the Taj Mahal

Broken Heart Mimusops

This old tree with a broken branch can remind one of Shah Jehan’s broken heart when his wife Mumtaz Mahal died in childbirth

Dolerite Mahua

A bulky Mahua tree, on the side of Tagore Hill, a dolerite rock outcrop on the edge of Ranchi

Mimusops Shade

A declining tree, dramatically placed in front of the Victoria Memorial’s reflecting pool

Hindola Swinging Khirni

At the Swinging Palace, at the wonderfully opulent Ship’s Palace at Mandu, this old khirni tree offers some shade to archeological explorers.

Not To Be Sneezed At

Several centuries older than New Delhi, this khirni tree is mentioned on p139 of P. Krishen’s ‘Trees of Delhi’he writes it is “not to be sneezed at”, and thus the name.