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    What characteristics of banyan tree make it different from any other tree?

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    Do you have another specific tree to which the banyan is being compared? "Any" is a lot of trees to cover...

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    What characteristics of banyan tree make it different from any other tree?
    Its name.
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    As far as I can see, there are quite a few that are very like it. It's one of several "strangler figs" and there are other trees with this "strangler" habit.

    It is unusual but it's very far from unique.

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