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!

Golden Ratio Circles 108 A new - YouTube

Golden Ratio Circles 108 A new

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

13 ridges on a poppy seed head

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The number of spirals on the head of Romanesco broccoli is a Fibonacci sequence. Description from webdesignstuff.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio

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.

Fibonacci's Passion Flower

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.

The Mathematical Lives of Plants | Science News

The Mathematical Lives of Plants

The Mathematical Lives of Plants

Vi Hart, a math theorist also loves doodling / repetitive patterning.  She is offering the math behind fractals in nature in doodles.  She has an amazing set of videos to visually see her mind at work!

Fibonacci Numbers- Doodling in Math: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant of by Vihart: 'Am I the only one who would love to spend a day in her head?

Plant growth is governed by the Fibonacci sequence, which can be understood as a law of accumulation. The role of the Fibonacci…

Fibonacci in Spiral Aloe: Aloe polyphylla. Leaves form a unique clockwise or counter-clockwise geometric spiral-pattern as the plant ages.

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