Bamboo: Giant Timber, Clumping Giant, or Oldham Bamboo Bambusa oldhamii
FAMILY: POACEAE (Grass Family)
In the foreground of this image, a fat new shoot of giant timber bamboo Bambusa oldhamii is springing up. This Asian bamboo makes an imposing vertical screen that's perfect for hiding unsightly buildings, walls, or sheds. It's also good for giant panda browse!