The Survivor Pine at Mori

This is one of the last surviving giant pines at the riverside grove in Mori, now surrounded by a younger plantation of pine trees.

Laxmi Narayan Tree at Rawalsar

A tree sacred to Krishna grows at a temple near the sacred Lake of Rewalsar, nestled in the pine-mountains of Himachal Pradesh

Spiti Snapshot Willow

This tree, one of the largest in the entire Spiti Valley, was only quickly photographed from the window of a share-jeep hurtling down the highway

Nako Gompa Cypress

The village of Nako, high in the mountains between Kinnaur and Spiti, is beneath a small Buddhist monument where this tree grows

Inner Line Permit Poplar

This poplar tree offers some shade to the foreigners queuing to get an Inner-line permit into the restricted mountain border region

Ram Bagh Imli

A tamarind tree at Ram Bagh, in Agra, where the first Mughal Gardens were first brought to India from Persia.

Taj Longleaf Pine

A Himalayan Longleaf pine grows near the entrance to the Taj Mahal Gardens

A Cycad for the Gauhara Begum

This cycad is for Gauhara Begum, the daughter of Mumtaz Mahal. The mother died in childbirth and the Taj was built in her memory. Gauhara lived to the age of 75.