Did you know that bamboos absorb more CO2 than any other plants in the world? More than a billion people live in a bamboo house? Bamboo shoots are eaten by humans and animals, most famously by pandas? Pandas are very picky and prefer to be served several varieties?
And did you know there are over 1,600 varieties of bamboo? Some varieties can grow up to 15 metres tall? Fargesia is the non-growing variety within the bamboo family? Bamboo is the fastest growing plant in the world, with some varieties growing more than one metre per day? The tensile strength per cm2 of bamboo exceeds that of steel?
And that bamboo was used in medicine in ancient China? Bamboo produces 35% more oxygen than any other tree? Bamboos bloom every 80 to 120 years? Bamboo occurs naturally on every continent except Europe?