"Section of Bamboo, showing an angular network of cells, and the round apertures of pitted vessels." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bamboo

"Section of Bamboo, showing an angular network of cells, and the round apertures of pitted vessels."…

"Bamboo (<em>Bambusa vulgaris</em>), very much reduced. Grows to 20 to 50 ft. high." &mdash; Encyclopediia Britannica, 1910

Bamboo

"Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris), very much reduced. Grows to 20 to 50 ft. high." — Encyclopediia…

"A genus of grasses, of which most of the species attain a great size, many of them 20 or 30 feet, some 70 or 100 feet in height. The species are numerous, and are found in tropical and subtropical regions, both of the eastern and western hemispheres. They are of great importance to the inhabitants of the countries in which they grow." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Bamboo

"A genus of grasses, of which most of the species attain a great size, many of them 20 or 30 feet, some…

"Bambusa arundinacea, an Indian bamboo. 1, Leafy shoot. 2, Branch of inflorescence. 3, Spikelet. 4, Flower." &mdash; The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Bamboo

"Bambusa arundinacea, an Indian bamboo. 1, Leafy shoot. 2, Branch of inflorescence. 3, Spikelet. 4,…

"Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris), very much reduced. Grows 20 to 50 ft. high." &mdash; The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Bamboo

"Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris), very much reduced. Grows 20 to 50 ft. high." — The Encyclopedia Britannica,…

"Bamboo, a giant, treelike member of the grass family." -Foster, 1921

Bamboo

"Bamboo, a giant, treelike member of the grass family." -Foster, 1921

"Bamboo. a.- upper portion of the stem with foliage. b.- root stem. c.- section of stem. Bamboo, the common name of the arborescent grasses belonging to the genus Bambusa." -Vaughan, 1906

Bamboo

"Bamboo. a.- upper portion of the stem with foliage. b.- root stem. c.- section of stem. Bamboo, the…

"<em>Bambusa arundinacea</em>, in Indian bamboo. 1. Leafy shoot. 2, Branch of inflorescence. 3, Spikelet. 4, Flower." &mdash; Encyclopediia Britannica, 1910

Indian Bamboo

"Bambusa arundinacea, in Indian bamboo. 1. Leafy shoot. 2, Branch of inflorescence. 3, Spikelet.…

The common name of bambusa is bamboo cane. Bambusa arundinacea, the reed like variety, grows between fifty and sixty feet in height. The stem is very stout with light green leaves.

Bambusa Arundinacea

The common name of bambusa is bamboo cane. Bambusa arundinacea, the reed like variety, grows between…

Bambusa aurea, golden bamboo cane, grows between six and ten feet tall. Bambusa aurea has a yellowish color when fully mature. This variety of bamboo is native to China.

Bambusa Aurea

Bambusa aurea, golden bamboo cane, grows between six and ten feet tall. Bambusa aurea has a yellowish…

The large cane, which forms the cane brakes of the southern states. It grows from 10 to 20 feet in height with leaves 1 to 2 inches wide.

The Large Cane

The large cane, which forms the cane brakes of the southern states. It grows from 10 to 20 feet in height…

"Edison's first lamp with a filament of bamboo fibre." -Bodmer, 1917

Edison's First Light Bulb

"Edison's first lamp with a filament of bamboo fibre." -Bodmer, 1917

Ailuropus Melanoleucus. "A. melanoleucus, discovered by Pere David in 1869, in the most inaccessible mountains of eastern Tibet. Said to feed principally on roots, bamboos, and other vegetables. It is of the size of a small Brown bear, of a white color, with ears, spots round the eyes, shoulders, and limbs black." &mdash;The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1903

Giant Panda

Ailuropus Melanoleucus. "A. melanoleucus, discovered by Pere David in 1869, in the most inaccessible…

The sheng or sang is a Chinese musical instrument with pipes originally made out of bamboo.

Sheng

The sheng or sang is a Chinese musical instrument with pipes originally made out of bamboo.

Tea leaves are passed through sieves then winnowed via tossing on large bamboo trays.

Winnowing Tea Leaves

Tea leaves are passed through sieves then winnowed via tossing on large bamboo trays.