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.


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