Kabir Vad Banyan

A massive, spreading banyan tree, 200 metres across, on a sand island in the Narmada River, said to be grown from the toothpick of the renowned poet Kabir In 2009 it was measured by aerial photography - it's longest dimension was measured at 202 metres across, and it enclosed in total an area over 20,000 square metres.

Banyan, Ficus benghalensis
The Moraceae, the mulberry, fig family

Vita: 10/10  Gnarl: 10/10  Wildness: 4/10 Accessibility: 8/10   Sensitivity: 3/10 

 Country: Gujarat, India -- Whereabouts: On an island in the Narmada River on India's west coast

What we love about this tree:
This tree spreads 200m across horizontally -it is very likely the broadest tree on Earth


A massive, spreading banyan tree, on a sand island in the Narmada River, said to be grown from the toothpick of the renowned poet Kabir. This tree, stretching 200 metres across, is one of the world’s largest living things.

  • Meet another tree:

  • We acknowledge the long human history of Tasmania and pay our respects to the Tasmanian Aboriginal communities.

     © Giant Tree Expeditions. You might enjoy reading about our lovely island at Tasmanian Geographic.  Check out our other fun projects at Outreach Ecology. Email us at hello@giant-trees.com.  Tell the world about these giant trees at TripAdvisor. Read our story of how we began. Meet ambassador trees we know and love. Learn about and book your place on an Expedition.

        What a privilege to get to be introduced to some of Australia's largest, most magnificent trees by someone so passionate and knowledgeable about them! Yoav really tailored the tour to… read more

      Cara M
      2/04/2019

    Loading

  • ABC/中文