The Math of Botany

Math appears in many places in nature, from the geometric shapes of plant structures to the algebraic arrangement of their parts.
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Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!)

The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers by Arthur Benjamin: Math is logical, functional and just . Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series = Fibonacci amazes me!

Flower Geometry International is presented in a visual universal language with the aim of reconnecting plants, people, nature, the cosmos and ??? Subscribe h...

Flower Geometry International is presented in a visual universal language with the aim of reconnecting plants, people, nature, the cosmos and ??? Subscribe h...

Fibonacci Numbers and Spirals in Plants

Fibonacci Numbers and Spirals in Plants

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The Fibonacci Numbers and Golden section in Nature - 1

The Fibonacci Numbers and Golden section in Nature - 1

The Fibonacci Numbers and Golden section in Nature - 1

passion flower from front

passion flower from front, the 2 sets of 5 green petals are outermost. In the center are 5 greenish stamens (T-shaped) & outermost in the center are 3 deep brown carpels.

Romanesque Brocilli

An example of a Fibonacci sequence making spiral patterns in nature. This is also a fractal because each floret is an identical but smaller version of the whole thing & this makes the spirals easy to see.

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