Didn't realise it was called the pointless little king as well. A search led me to this blog where they describe the stories associated with the wren/wran in different countries, and its possible link to Christmas... Interesting read.
Thanks for that Zackiedawg. Guess you do have plants and animals from across the world. The story of Burmese pythons taking over has made big news, but was unaware of the banyan tree.
There were plenty growing from cracks on the cement around our homes back in India. Guess they reach there via...