The Giant Frangipanis at Borra Cave

At the entrance to the large and spectacular Borra Caves, you can find these large frangipanis spreading out over the cliffs to the river below.

The Gulmohur at the Tsunami Shelter

After being devastated by the 2004 December tsunami in the Indian Ocean, the former Danish colony of Tranquebar has a multi-purpose building as a sanctuary from tsunamis and other disasters, and there you can find this Madagascaran flowering tree

Tsunamika’s Coconut

This coconut grows at a craftwork cooperative in Tranquebar, where you can purchase small dolls named Tsunamika to help support survivors of the devastating 2004 December 26th tsunami.

Allephey Boat Dock Rain Tre

A lazy afternoon boat ride on the Kerala Backwater canals can be arranged under this tree at the government boat dock in Allephey

Edakkal Cave Palam

A Palam tree grows above the protected gorge of Stone Age carvings in Wayanad, Kerala

Om Beach Center Trees

At the lovely Gokarna Beach named Om after its shape, a small tree decorates the rock at the center of the beach.

Laterite Cave Elaeocarpus

Just near Agumbe, one of the wettest places in India, a big Elaeocarpus tree is found near a dark and curious cave in the lateritic rock

Karnataka Rock Climber’s Team Tree

At the artificial wall in downtown Bangalore where India’s leading state rock climbing team practices, a rain tree offers a convenient place to practice alternate rope techniques

Dar Gap Sentinel

A small willow tree is encountered in the spectacular rocky gorge leading to the village of Dar from the Indus river crossing at Nor La.