Bamboo is primarily found in tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, however, thanks to a large number of species under the common name of bamboo, thrives in diverse climates, and therefore is present on other continents as well.
The woody stems of bamboo are a popular material from which houses are constructed, and floor coverings and furniture are made, for example – garden furniture.
In the Far East, bamboo symbolizes longevity, health, strength, optimism. Also, it is considered that its upright and durable stem is the path to spiritual enlightenment.
In India, this fast-growing plant is the symbol of friendship. Moreover, in the majority of Asian cultures, bamboo is often mentioned in various myths and legends.