Bamboo is an evergreen, perennial plant from the family of cereals. One of the fastest growing plants on the planet. And also almost the only food for pandas. What else is interesting about this plant? You will recognize in a few seconds..
First fact More than a billion people live in houses made of bamboo. Second fact The scientist Alexander Graham Bel, the inventor of the phone, made a sounding bamboo needle..
Third fact Bamboo shoots are edible. Fourth fact Bamboo has a tensile strength, more than steel. It is more than 180 thousand per square centimeter, while steel has slightly more than 148 thousand per square centimeter. Thus, the stalk of bamboo can be used to reinforce concrete. Fifth fact This plant contains antibacterial and antifungal substances and it does not have pesticides..
Sixth fact Bamboo grows on all continents, except for Antarctica. Seventh fact In the world there are more than 1430 species of bamboo. Eighth fact Of the bamboo fibers make materials for clothing, which are anti-allergic..
Ninth fact Bamboo grows very quickly, in 24 hours about a meter. Tenth fact If you think that bamboo is a tree or a bush, you are wrong, bamboo is actually grass..
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