Borivali Water Tree

Not really a tree, but actually a set of water fountains shaped like a giant tree stump

Cherrapunjee Resort Jackfruit

Tthis tree marks the location of Cherrapunjee Resort, where the owners have been instrumental in promoting the unique living tree bridges of the region as ecotourism destinations

Planetarium Peepal

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

Dryland Mangrove

This tree at Calcutta’s Botanical Garden is notable for being a member of a species normally found as mangroves in salty tidal waters, but here growing happily in the dirt and living on freshwater

Chennai Tsunami Memorial

This false tree fountain at Chennai’s Marine Beach is near a series of paintings remember the Boxing Day Tunami.

After The Tsunami

A small sapling at the beach of Mamallapuram reminds us of the Boxing Day 2006 Tsunami, which devastated much of the eastern Indian Ocean

Manu Flood Memorial

A sculpture representing a metal tree, and reminding us of the shared Deluge mythology throughout the world. Maybe a reminder of our postglacial window, and our pre-greenhouse world?

20 Barakhamba

Near Connaught Place, an old building lies abandoned, and a small pipal tree is growing in the dust and soil collected on its roof.

Nohkalikai Falls Pandanus

Look for this Pandanus screw-pine growing above the world’s fourth tallest waterfall, Nohkalikai, on the south cliffs of Meghalaya