A tree spotted picturesquely lit above the buses at a midnight snack stop between Orissa and West Bengal.
The tallest tree growing near the memorial at the battlefield where Emperor Ashoka renounced violence and adopted Buddhism
This tulsi plant grows at the Hindu temple that is ironically placed at the location where the Emperor Ashoka, more than 2,000 years ago, rejected Hinduism and adopted Buddhism, ushering in a reign stiill remembered for its wisdom
At one of Bhubaneshwar’s fanciest hotels is a fake tree that serves as a roost for a collection of parrots in a cage.
A warning on this fig tree tells coupling visitors at the Bhubaneshwar Botanical Gardens that if they are caught being inappropriately intimate, their photographs will be posted on the internet for their ‘near and dears’ to view
An Australian rainforest black bean tree at the Botanical Gardens in Bhubaneshwar
A grove of bamboo hides that strange cryptozoological curiosity- the Tree Octopus!
At the Mukteshwar temple in the abundantly-templed town of Bhubanehwar is a lovely old banyan
A small tree decorates the entrance to the excellent natural history museum at Chilika Lake.
A lone banyan tree visible from the roadside, to the right, as you travel south towards Satpada to visit Chilika Lake in coastal Orissa