Banyan, Ficus benghalensis
The Moraceae, the mulberry, fig family
Vita: 8/10 Gnarl: 8/10 Wildness: 4/10 Accessibility: 7/10 Sensitivity: 2/10
Country: Karnataka, India -- Whereabouts: Nallur Grove, Bangalore
What we love about this tree:
A strong healthy example of a banyan
In a grove filled with ancient tamarinds in the dry tropical interior of Karnataka State, this banyan tree is happily grow outward as a giant.
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