This is the southernmost tree of any stature in mainland India, unfortunately it is in a locked garden behind spiked fences and is irrevocably dead
A stout, spreading, and sharp tree from Australia, misidentified as a monkey puzzle by the garden staff.
A tall, leaning conifer from the Southern Hemisphere, in the gardens at Pachmarhi.
Inside the Patna Museum, this well preserved length of fossil wood is laid out horizontally along the wall
A piece of petrified wood at Ooty, an ancient fossil from times unimaginably distant
Standing upright in the Lal Bagh Gardens is an ancient conifer trunk from Thruvakkarai, South Arcot, Tamil Nadu, petrified over millions of years.
At the Jardin Botanique in an old French Colony, an fragment of a fossilized conifer fossil has been placed upright with smaller pieces of petrified wood
A petrified wooden trunk from countless millions of years ago is placed upright at the Raj Ghat gardens near the shores of the Yamuna in Delhi
Under the scorching suns of the western Rajasthan deserts,fragments of petrified wood help one to imagine the forests of India more than 180 million years earlier
The Birbal Sahni Paleobotanical Insitute in Lucknow is the largest collection of fossil-plant specialists anywhere in the world, and in the entrance a fossilized Dadoxylon stem stands as a reminder of the world’s long-gone forests.