Date of issue: 17 March 2015
Designer: Mary Callahan, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown
Part of a series of four 'Australian Trees' stamps.
Plant: Ficus virens
Green Fig, Banyan, White Fig, Deciduous Fig
Tall spreading tree, a deciduous banyan, with aerial roots reaching the ground to form secondary trunks.
Too big for all but large parks, where it makes a fine shade tree with great character.
Distribution: WA, NT, Qld, NSW, Asia.