Ficus benghalensis (Banyan)

Taxonomy

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Rosales
Family:
Moraceae
Genus:
Ficus
Species :
F. benghalensis
Height:
70 - 100 Feet
Leaf Size:
13 - 26 cm
Leaf Type:
Ovate

The Indian Banyan tree is a large and extensive growing tree of the Indian subcontinent. The tree produces propagating roots which grow downwards as aerial roots. Once these roots reach the ground, they grow into woody trunks that can become indistinguishable from the main trunk.

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Sunlight: Full sun

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