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Buddha Belly Bamboo Plant
Buddha belly bamboo is a common name for a type of bamboo plant known as Bambusa ventricosa. It is a member of the grass family, and is native to Southeast Asia. The plant is named for its distinctive, swollen nodes, which resemble the belly of a Buddha statue.
Buddha belly bamboo is a tropical plant, and prefers warm, moist conditions. It can grow to a height of 15-20 feet, and has green, hollow stems with a distinctive, jointed appearance. The leaves are green and glossy, and are typically narrow and elongated. Buddha belly bamboo is often grown as an ornamental plant, and is valued for its attractive appearance and its ability to grow quickly. It is also used in traditional medicine, and is sometimes eaten as a vegetable.