Ficus benghalensis - National tree of India

Ficus benghalensis produces propagating roots, known as the banyan. Specimens include the Great banyan in the Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanic Garden. The roots reach the ground, give rise, more trunks. Significance Ficus benghalensis are the national tree of India. The tree is known the largest specimen of tree, becomes a whole grove, is considered in sacred India. The photo shows aerial roots growing down to the ground.

National tree of India