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Deep in the rainforests of the Indian state of Meghalaya, bridges are not built, they’re grown. For more than 500 years locals have guided roots and vines from the native Ficus Elastica (rubber tree) across rivers, using hollowed out trees to create root guidance systems. When the roots and vines reach the opposite bank they are allowed to take root. Some of the bridges are over 100 feet long and can support the weight of 50 people.

Living Bridges: The 'double decker' living tree root bridge in the village of Nongriat in Meghalaya, India. Locals have been using the bridges for over 500 years

Deep in the rainforests of the Indian state of Meghalaya, bridges are not built, they’re grown. For more than 500 years locals have guided roots and vines from the native Ficus Elastica (rubber tree) across rivers, using hollowed out trees to create root guidance systems.

Impressive Tree Root Bridge in India -THESE BRIDGES ARE NOT BUILT, Villagers create 'living' crossings by training roots across a river. These Living Root Bridges are located in Meghalaya, India - original source, Most Beautiful Pages

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Living Root Bridges of India In what’s a beautiful example of using nature without destroying it, a region in India (one of the wettest in the world) has over hundreds of years “grown” bridges. Using the secondary roots of a rubber tree called Ficus elastica, villagers have trained them into crossing rivers and creating a “living” bridge.

"Umshiang Double-Decker Root Bridge" in Cherrapunji, India. Living bridges made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree.

9 Species of Fig Trees: Rubber Tree  Rubber Tree Latin Name: Ficus elastica Other Common Names: Rubber fig Native to: India and Indonesia USDA Zones: 10 - 11 Height: Can be over 100' tall in the wild The latex sap from this tree was once used in the rubber-making process, though these days latex comes from the Para rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). These days you will find it serving as a houseplant around the world.

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Living Bridges. The living bridges of Cherrapunji, India are made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree. This tree produces a series of secondary roots from higher up its trunk and can comfortably perch atop huge boulders along the riverbanks, or even in the middle of the rivers themselves.

The living bridges of Cherrapunji, India are made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree. This tree produces a series of secondary roots .

Also known by its scientific-yet-catchy name, ficus elastica, this plant is one of our favorites to be found in houses around the world. First of all, it's best to purchase a young rubber plant so that it will become acclimated to indoor life; it's more difficult to transition a mature plant from outside to in. With just a little bit of water and some attention paid to sunshine time, this plant will thrive and grow large in your home.

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Ficus Elastica fra Beautiful World

Ficus Elastica fra Beautiful World

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