Siliguri Monster Rain Tree

Siliguri, India’s narrowest point between the Bangaldesh and Nepali borders, is a transport hub and at the bus stand you can find one monstrously proportioned rain tree

Bakhalee Beach Sacred Tree

Bakhalee is a quiet resort town on the calm and sultry waters of the Bay of Bengal on the edge of the Sunderbans, and at the beach you can find this sacred tree

Henry’s Island Imli

At the entrance to Henry’s Island, on the edge of the Sunderbans, a tamarind tree shelters the card-playing men near a bridge into the field reclaimed from the water

A Sundari Sapling

A young planted tree representing the Sundari mangroves from which the Sunderbans delta gets its name.

Fairlawn Banyan

The Fairlawn is a Heritage hotel on Sudder Street in downtown Calcutta, and a large banyan tree offers much needed shade and oxygen there

Shreya’s Starburst

This water-starburst is the central feature in the courtyard of the enchanting and extensive Calcutta Museum on Chowringhee street

Planetarium Peepal

Near Nehru’s Planetarium and an Indira Gandhi Memorial at the Calcutta Maidans, this impressive peepal tree stands over a busy intersection

Tangra Banyan

The Tangra ‘Chinatown’ area of Calcutta is home to many Chinese immigrants, and this large banyan is visible at a major crossing on South Tangra road.

National Library Banyan

A hulking banyan tree near the National Library in downtown Calcutta serves as a shade tree and a backdrop to a weekend football game