A tropical plant consisting of tall, green, tube-like stems.
Bamboo is a group of perennial evergreens in the true grass family Poaceae. Most bamboo species are native to Southeast Asia (around 64%), but are also common in Latin America (around 33%). The rest of species are native mostly to Africa and Oceania, but North America does has 3 native species.
Bamboo is used for a variety of things, including but not limited to: cooking, construction, textiles, paper, furniture, and traditional medicines.
Bamboo is commonly depicted with giant pandas, as it is the staple food of their diet.