Three kinds of Monkey Puzzles in Bangalore…

Support Citizen Matters - independent, Reader-funded media that covers your city like no other.
Get in-depth and insightful stories on issues that affect you every day!

I posted once about the


Monkey Puzzle Tree

with its beautiful leaves (go see the huge trees near the Glass House  in Lalbagh, if you can!)

and later, I got the

Monkey Puzzle Butterfly

amongst other things, on a nature trail:

un id silverline 120610

A few days ago, it was very nice to see that someone still cares about our Bangalore heritage, and has re-created the Monkey Puzzle architectural detail for their home:

monkey puzzle 070110

Possibly this feature was so called because monkeys used to sit on it…it’s also called "Monkey Top".

Get the Citizen Matters newsletter
About Deepa Mohan 768 Articles
Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.