A Polyalthia Tree for Father Matthew

This small, unassuming tree, grows at the entranceway to the Rapinat Herbarium at St Joseph’s College, in Trichy, where the rainforest botanist Father Matthew contributed immensely to ithe dentification of the plants of the Indian tropical rainforests

Edakkal Tree of Knowledge

Below Edakkal Caves, there is a rock carving of the Christian story of Eve being tempted by the Serpent to eat from the forbidden Tree of Knowledge

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?

Old Goa Cinch Palm

Near the massive cathedrals of Old Goa, a Royal Palm is being choked by an electrical wire wrapped around it