With a designation like Chimonobambusa tumidissinoda, this attractive species of bamboo was just begging to be given a friendly nickname. And thanks to its distinctive shape and useful structure, settling on a suitable moniker turned out to be something of a cakewalk....
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As a writer and consultant, Fred is a leading voice in the world of bamboo. He’s been working in the industry since 2006 and has a network that spans all 6 continents. He’s currently consulting on bamboo projects in Mexico, India, Kenya, and beyond.