Ficus benghalensis India Moraceae Notes Trees Nallur Spreading Banyan In the Nallur sacred grove near Bangalore, this tree sprawls across the ground with many aerial roots draping down from the branches. 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. Ficus benghalensisnallur_spreading_banyanSouthIndiaDipterocarpDashMAY09_Bangalore_0517SouthIndiaDipterocarpDashMAY09_Bangalore_0571SouthIndiaDipterocarpDashMAY09_Bangalore_0524 Meet another tree: Mallanimli Kermandie Queen Kabir Vad Banyan Gothmog Story Trees Expeditions TravelTips TripInfo Book Now! email@example.com Tel: +61 468 360 320 © 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.