This especial feature makes the species more preferable in construction and other related uses even as compared to the Ethiopian indigenous Highland Bamboo (Arundinaria
2016: Effects of timber harvesting on Arundinaria
spanostachya bamboo and feeding-site selection by giant pandas in Liziping Nature Reserve, China.
The dominant cereal crops growing in the area are Hordeum vulgare and Triticum aestivum, and tree species like Arundinaria
alpine, Juniperus procera, Hagenia abyssinica (Kousso), Aningeria altissima (Kerero), and Eucalyptus globulus are the dominant species growing in the area.
From late July to end of August, men, especially from poorer households, would go to high altitude areas (3000-3500 meters) to collect young shoots of Arundinaria
sps (locally called tusa).
On undersides of mature leaves of bamboos (especially Arundinaria
and Phyllostachys, but sometimes also Bambusa, Dendrocalamus, Pseudosasa and Sasa).
 identified the highest content of potassium (1400 mg/100 g fresh weight) in Bambusa arundinaria
while the least amount (20 mg/100 g fresh weight) was detected in Melocanna baccifera.
In previous studies, BAP was successfully used in bud breaking in plant species like Arundinaria
Zebrowski  paid special attention on this aspect in Triticale as well as Niklas [3, 4] for Arundinaria
tecta and Avena sativa.
alpine###35.8(43)###Leaf###Cattle, sheep, goats###Bekele 2006
gigantea (Walter) Muhl.: Giant cane; native; NI, 5
Runners, for example Arundinaria
, will spread unless their roots are surrounded by a heavy plastic barrier when planted.
The North American cane bamboos (Poaceae Bambusoideae: Arundinaria
sensu stricto) are an ecologically important but taxonomically difficult group of forest grasses in the Southeastern US.