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Jun 23, 2016 5:31 AM CST
Jun 23, 2016 10:41 AM CST
|What is the location of the tree in question? There are many species of Ficus and some are very limited in their growing range.
Jun 23, 2016 11:27 AM CST
|It is in Maldives. Probably growing from imported Indian construction material.|
Jun 23, 2016 11:38 AM CST
|I'm having vision issues and I don't see any good shots of the leaves but I wonder if it could be Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis)|
As seen on these sites, it is apparently found in parts of the Maldives:
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Jun 23, 2016 12:27 PM CST
|Ficus bengalensis has large aerial roots. This tree does not have aerial roots.|
There are five varieties of Ficus endemic to Maldives. They have been identified in 1901 by Willis and Gardiner (Willis, J. C and Gardiner, J. S , 1901. The botany of the Maldive Islands). These varieties have names in Maldivian language too.