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Bamboo (Bambusa arundinacea)

Other names: reed bamboo, bambusa vulgaris

Harm score: 1 (Natural substances)


Common bamboo, scientifically known as Bambusa arundinacea, and sometimes also known as reed bamboo or Bambusa vulgaris, is a tree species strongly preferred in many cultures and industries. This bamboo is native to South and Southeast Asia, where it grows in humid tropical and subtropical climates. Its popularity is rooted in the extreme flexibility and durability the material provides. It thus offers a wide range of uses and applications in a variety of industries.

The most common commercial use of common bamboo is in the manufacture of furniture, windows, doors, flooring and building materials, where it serves as a cheap but durable alternative to traditional wood. Its extreme strength and flexibility make it an ideal material for making musical instruments, tools, utensils and sports equipment. Bamboo is also used in the textile industry to produce fibres for clothing, bedding, towels and carpets. In addition to these uses, various decorative and artistic items are made from bamboo. The tree is also important in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is used to treat various ailments. Last but not least, bamboo is one of the plants used for its ability to absorb carbon dioxide and thus contribute to the fight against climate change.

Bamboo (Bambusa arundinacea) can be found in the following products

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Bamboo socks low black
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Bamboo socks low black
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Bamboo socks low black
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Bamboo socks low black
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Bamboo socks low black
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