This photo is by Robert Steven. It was taken at the recent BCI Convention in China appears in Bark post from a couple months ago. There’s a photo of this tree with leaves in Zhou’s Penjing, The Chinese Art of Bonsai
"Penjing” is the Chinese version of bonsai art means “landscape in a pot’. The chinese art focuses more on creating a convincing land- scape than shaping the perfect miniature tree as Japanese bonsai growers strive to do.