Raj Japanese Redwood

The most spectacularly complex Cryptomeria tree at the Darjeeling Raj Bhavan is visible through the fence as one walks along the Mall

A Stringybark for Joseph Hooker

Named after Joseph Hooker, the botanist at the Darjeeling Botanical Gardens, this is a Tasmanian Obliqua stringybark, a member of one of the world’s tallest and largest flowering plant species

Chowrasta Symingtonia

Darjeeling’s ridgetop social and pedestrian scene centres around the Chowrasta plaza, and these trees are the tallest and most prominent there.