National tree of India
The Importance of The Banyan Tree
The banyan tree's importance isn't just the tree it is also the leaves. The people of India believe that the leaf can cure diseases and help people with injures. Here are some uses of the banyan tree. http://youtu.be/X2YSO93fsTc
What is a Banyan tree
A banyan tree is a Indian fig tree whose branches produce aerial roots that later become accessory trunks. A mature tree may cover several acres in this manner.
Banyan tree branches
The banyan tree branches look like trees coming off of another tree.
The trunk looks like weaved branches.
The long rope like figures
The long rope things are connected to the branches.
The Great banyan tree
Information of the great banyan tree
The great banyan tree is over 250 years old it's date of birth is doubtful. The great banyan tree was struck by lightning in 1925 it survived two great cyclones and is still a tourist attraction today. Here is some more information http://youtu.be/LkOUm9F4GB0