Bargad

Botanical Name: Ficus benghalensis
English Name: Banyan
Local Name: Bargad

More Information

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Unique identification feature
  •   Ficus benghalensis, commonly known as thebanyan, banyan fig and Indian banyan, is a tree native to the Indian Subcontinent. Specimens in India are among the largest trees in the world by canopy "coverage Termed as keystone species" KNOWN FOR ITS "PROP ROOTS"
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall - August to NovemberFlowering  - March to April  Fruiting  - April to May
Planting and Care
  •   The bark and seeds can be used as a tonic to maintain body temperature and treat diabetes. The roots can be used to strengthen your teeth and gums by brushing with them. The sap treats external skin bruising and inflammation. It has extreme religious importance too.

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