Marine Drive Greeting Barringtonia

This is the first of the young Barringtonias encountered as you approach Marine Drive from Churchgate Station in Mumbai, and it will unfortunately be many years before it and its siblings offer any substantial shade to the promenade

Crocodile Barringtonia

A Barringtonia tree growing in the sidelines of the Madras Crocodile Bank, a reptile zoo established by Rom Whittaker just south of Chennai