This is one of the last surviving giant pines at the riverside grove in Mori, now surrounded by a younger plantation of pine trees.
A tree sacred to Krishna grows at a temple near the sacred Lake of Rewalsar, nestled in the pine-mountains of Himachal Pradesh
This tree, one of the largest in the entire Spiti Valley, was only quickly photographed from the window of a share-jeep hurtling down the highway
The village of Nako, high in the mountains between Kinnaur and Spiti, is beneath a small Buddhist monument where this tree grows
This poplar tree offers some shade to the foreigners queuing to get an Inner-line permit into the restricted mountain border region
A Himalayan Longleaf pine grows near the entrance to the Taj Mahal Gardens
This palm tree in the corner of the Taj Mahal Garden is named for Ustad Lahauri, who designed and built the monument
This cycad is for Gauhara Begum, the daughter of Mumtaz Mahal. The mother died in childbirth and the Taj was built in her memory. Gauhara lived to the age of 75.
This mimusops tree is for Aurangzeb, who eventually successfully struggled for the throne after Shah Jehan, the builder of the Taj Mahal
This old tree with a broken branch can remind one of Shah Jehan’s broken heart when his wife Mumtaz Mahal died in childbirth