Panchen Lama Populus

At the Tibetan Buddhist Temple at McLeod Ganj, this poplar tree has a yellow prayer ribbon tied on it every Friday since April 1997, to pray for the release of the Panchen Lama, born in 1989 and lost track of in China in 1995

Victoria’s Chinnar

Behind the magnificent ViceRegal Lodge in Shimla, a large Chinnar tree in the garden represents Queen Victoria and her once-extensive empire.

Lansdowne’s Heritage Plane

Behind the Viceregal Lodge is a Chinnar tree planted by Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, who was the fifth Governor General of Canada, Viceroy of India from 1888-1894, and British Secretary of State for War

Rock Garden Entry Tree

Near the entrace to the colorful recycled-material fantast Rock Garden of Nek Chand is this lovely tree

Ajmer Neem at Akbar’s Mosque

Ajmer is the location of the Dargah for the perpetually popular Sufi saint Muinuddin Chisti, around which Akbar the Great built an elaborate mosque where you can find this tree at the gate

Sir JJ Art School FlowerGate

At the entrance to the JJ School of Art, a creative oasis in downtown Mumbai, is a tree decorated with a large and cheerful sunflower

Gateway Vivekenanda Semal

At the Gateway of India, at a statue of Vivekenanda, the guru of Hinduism to the Western World, there is a large semal tree.

Dolerite Mahua

A bulky Mahua tree, on the side of Tagore Hill, a dolerite rock outcrop on the edge of Ranchi