deponti (deponti) wrote,
deponti
deponti

  • Mood:
  • Music:

The Monkey Puzzle Tree

While we are at Lalbagh for kalyan's Digital Photography Workshop field trip, I took this picture of the leaf (if you can call it that) of the Monkey Puzzle Tree .










Lalbagh has some majestic Monkey-Puzzle trees, and the name certainly puzzled THIS monkey, until I went and read the Wiki about it.

Imagine, these trees being brought by Hyder and Tipu's emissaries from South America, and being planted in Lalbagh....what a beautiful scene that evokes in my mind!

In the middle of all their wars with the British, Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan yet had time to encourage such horticultural initiatives....
Tags: lalbagh, monkeys, photography, puzzle
Subscribe

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 5 comments