World’s Largest Banyan Tree At Howrah Botanical Garden Damaged By Cyclone Amphan


New Delhi: Howrah’s botanical garden has the world’s largest banyan tree aged 342 years. This cyclone has also uprooted one of the two ‘kalpvriksha’

 The picture of the tree after the Thursday’s cyclone shows that Amphan has badly damaged the density of the tree’s peripheral stem and branches,

The Botanical Survey of India uses the picture of this tree as its logo, said Kumar. The banyan tree also happens to be India’s national tree.

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