Wednesday, October 15, 2014

City Walkabout - Banyan Tree


Banyan Trees also known as Strangler figs, are a common sight here in our town.. These are 2 of the ones on my City Walkabout. We have one in our Jungle.



There are many different types, not sure what this one is.. this is what Wikipedia on Banyans says

Click Here to see other types that I have in former posts on these Amazing Trees.




28 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Good Morning, I love these neat trees. Have seen them in various places, Florida and maybe Hawaii.. Enjoy your day!

A Quiet Corner said...

I remember seeing those when I was a kid...I seem to recall them draped with Spanish Moss...:)JP

Molly The Wally said...

They are amazing. Have a wonderful Wednesday.
Best wishes Molly

EG CameraGirl said...

I've never seen one, I confess.I love the look of the trunks!

From the Kitchen said...

I think they look spooky. Love them!

Best,
Bonnie

Mersad said...

I have never seen such a tree before. Very interesting and unique.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

TexWisGirl said...

what an amazing wonder to have growing there!

Cranberry Morning said...

Good grief!! What a GORGEOUS tree!

Madi and Mom said...

What magnificent trees. How do they hold up in hurricanes? They look strong.
MS it is Madi...answer to your question I had been in the sun puddle for sometime I was toasty so I moved just a wee bit. Mom was amazed at how hot my furs felt.
hugs madi and mom your bfffs

Chatty Crone said...

I did not know they were called that - but I have seen them before! I think they are sort of pretty.

Beth of ".E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

why i love blogging, there is always a chance of learning, daily, it is super cool!! - i have never heard of banyan trees??! so neat. they sure do have character. ( :

DeniseinVA said...

Great photos Sandra. I remember the first time I saw a Banyan tree and being totally in awe of it, such an extraordinary part of nature.

SweetMarie said...

they're beautiful trees! my son would love to climb it!

DawnTreader said...

You just made me realize I really knew nothing at all about fig trees. Like the size of them!!!!

carolann said...

Good afternoon. First day home from going to see the family for Thanksgiving.
Wow never seen such huge trees or roots. I love trees. Find this very interesting and those tree trunks and you educated me and I suppose others.

Thanks for sharing.

Ann said...

these are totally fascinating trees.

Ruth Hiebert said...

They are rather unique looking and beautiful.

Ginny said...

Wow, this is strange and amazing! It looks like many tree trunks all glued together. It is really majestic, yet a bit creepy, and also awesome!!

Inger said...

those are some amazing trees!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

They are quite amazing looking trees! And they look huge!

Amy Burzese said...

I love seeing those trees when in Florida. So interesting.

Just Me Pooh said...

What beautiful, amazing trees. Never seen anything like them. Florida has such beautiful plants and trees and you take terrific pictures of all the beauty.

The storms missed us by about 4 miles. Hundreds of trees down and damage to buildings and homes there from strong straight line winds and flooding. There were 4 tornadoes but they were not near us. We just had heavy rain and flash flooding. Had no internet for awhile, transformer exploded and burned up my modem. Our electricity stayed on though. I had just gotten a new modem so I have had two new modems in less than 2 weeks. Thanks for thinking of me and asking about us. Hugs

Eva Marie O'Brien said...

Lovely trees...and interesting shapes too. You have so many interesting trees and flowers over there

Susannah said...

Hi Sandra, I really love these trees. I wish we could grow them up here but know that is impossible! I have been out of the "loop" lately. My aunt has fallen again and has been in the hospital and still is. Will write to you soon.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Those are amazing. I don't think I've ever seen one before!

Betty Manousos said...

those are such amazing trees!
i have never seen a banyan tree before-wow
xo

Deb said...

oh my gosh...coolest tree ever!!!!

SquirrelQueen said...

These trees are just awesome, almost like a work of art. I'm trying to imagine one covering acres.