The plant

Bamboo is a common word to designate a whole of wide and wooden grasses (Bambusoideae subfamily, Andropogoneae/Poaceae family).

Bamboo includes 1250 species inside 75 different kinds; most of them possess a quite rapid growth, achieving their ripeness in 5 years, but with rare bloomings.


Several species of bamboo are strong, light, with wooden and flexible reeds. There are many uses of Bamboo.

Fibres of construction and of reinforcement: The fibres comprise agricultural tools and fishing implements, handicraft, musical instruments, furnishings, civil works (bridges, scaffoldings), home constructions (houses, walls, windows frames, roofs, internal partition walls).