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Fargesia murielae

Poaceae (Gramineae)
Bamboo

Native to the cool mountain forests of southwestern China. Grows in a narrow clump to 6-8 ft. tall, and double that height over many years. Canes are 3/4 in. in diameter. Light, airy, arching and dropping at top. This is the principal food of giant pandas.

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