A sacred tree grows beneath the marvelous limestone pinnacles at Yana.
Prem Koshy, owner of Koshy’s cafe in downtown Bangalore,saved this Mahagony tree just out front. He successfully fought its illegal destruction and has named it in honour of a woman named Accamma, who lived beneath it for 40 years.
The improved and overdeveloped Big Banyan is a remarkable tree just outside of Bangalore and is a popular trip for city tourists
This botanical marvel, almost one thousand years old with root sprouts, lightning scars, rooting branches, and strange hollows, is likely the gnarliest, twistiest, strangest tamarind tree on the planet.
A monstrous Kapok tree from Central America takes pride of place in the collection of trees at Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
This large Mango at Lal Bagh was planted by Tipu Sultan, one of the last and greatest kings of India
A colossal Dipterocarpus tree (one of India’s largest tropical tree species) marks the entrance to a long term research site deep in the Karnataka jungles.
This wonderfully wizened tree stands just around the corner from the famous Stone Chariot at Vitthala Temple, in the surreal granitic boulder landscape of Hampi