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Yellow Chamomile

Yellow Chamomile head showing the arrangement in 21 (blue) and 13 (aqua) spirals.

Such arrangements involving consecutive Fibonacci numbers appear in a wide variety of plants.

Note by Llewellyn Sterling
2 years, 3 months ago

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It occurs less often in nature, but Lucas numbers also appear in plant phyllotaxis. Fibonacci numbers and Lucas numbers are related, but Fibonacci-based phyllotaxis is more common in nature. Michael Mendrin · 2 years, 3 months ago

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