Caiman Banyan

A small banyan in the Caiman crocodile enclosure at the Madras Crocodile Bank

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

A Neem for Chitambaram

This small neem is growing at the gateway to one of South India’s most important temples at Chitambaram

The Gulmohur at the Tsunami Shelter

After being devastated by the 2004 December tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the former Danish colony of Tranquebar has a multi-purpose building as a sanctuary from tsunamis and other disasters, and there you can find this Madagascaran flowering tree

Tranquebar Ancient Ashok Tree

The oldest and most venerable Ashoka Mast tree encountered on this project is growing in the former Danish colony of Taragumbada

Tsunamika’s Coconut

This coconut grows at a craftwork cooperative in Tranquebar, where you can purchase small dolls named Tsunamika to help support survivors of the devastating 2004 December 26th tsunami.

Le Grande CopperPod

One of the largest urban copperpods encountered on this project is to be found at the Jardin Botanique in Pondicherry