At the old Danish Custom’s House- now a luxury hotel- the Plumeria trees in the garden offered a backdrop to Eclipse-Chasers viewing the annular-ring solar eclipse on 15 January 2010
One palymyra palm stands proudly in the back of the old Danish Fort at Tranquebar
At the French Institute of Pondicherry, ecologists, anthropologists, and other researchers pass by this Royal Palm in the courtyard every day
At Greenwoods hotel in Kumily, a teak tree is the centerpoint to an elaborate treehouse, complete with rope bridge, restaurant, and staircase
Near Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Kumily, the Forest Department has established the Bamboo Grove as an eco-education and conference area. Amongst the lush gardens and towering trees is one lovely treehouse
This could be considered the largest tree in the world: with its connected trunks spreading out 180 meters in diameter, it is the largest banyan and one of the superlative trees on Earth.
A young Sathya Sai Baba performed a miracle when he made this tree produce many different kinds of fruit, in his early days as a holy guru.
The southernmost trees of mainland India are scrubby Casuarina’s behind the Gandhi memoria, and just nearby you can find a rubbish pile of plastic litter