Upside and Down Roots

January 1, 2019
contest: CHANGE in Wood Culture - Environment
$ 4800
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A Banyan Tree, banyan , also spelled "banian", an Indian fig tree, the branches of which produce wide-ranging aerial roots which later become accessory trunks, a fig that begins its life as an epiphyte, i.e. a plant that grows on another plant, when its seed germinates in a crack or crevice of a host tree or edifice. "Banyan" often specifically denominates Ficus benghalensis (the "Indian banyan"), which is the national tree of the Republic of India, though the name has also been generalized to denominate all figs that share a common life cycle and used systematically in taxonomy to denominate the subgenus Urostigma.

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