A famous banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis L.), named Cubbeer Burr, on a river island in India. Lithograph by W. Stoker, 1811, after J. Forbes, 1778.
- Forbes, James, 1749-1819.
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Ficus benghalensis = (Ficus indica)
The banyan tree is a sacred tree of the Hindus (cv. Krishnae with cup-shaped leaves) and its spreading form means it is used as a shelter
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