Chennai Tsunami Memorial

This false tree fountain at Chennai’s Marine Beach is near a series of paintings remember the Boxing Day Tunami.

Pondy Bus Stand Yellow Neon Palm

The first of a line of beautiful yellow (plastic) palms leading to the ocean from the bus station. Follow them and you’ll see the Bay of Bengal soon.

Secret Lake FakeRock Cafe

At Secret Lake, a small tourist attraction near Hyderabad’s Cyber City, there is a cafe made of plastic rocks with a plastic tree inside.

Emerald Clock Palm

Near the clocktower in central Ujjain, a green neon palm tree stands amidst the whirling traffic.

Kotisthata Starburst

This minimally tree-shaped fountain is part of a water fountain at the centre of the world, Mahakaleshwar.

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?

Scindia Silver Palm

In the opulent palace of Gwalior’s Scindia royal family, this beautiful Silver Palm is actually a table decoration, one object amongst countless extravagances.