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In botany, phyllotaxis or phyllotaxy is the arrangement of leaves on a plant stem (from Ancient Greek phýllon "leaf" and táxis "arrangement"). Phyllotactic spirals form a distinctive class of patterns in nature.

In botany, phyllotaxis or phyllotaxy is the arrangement of leaves on a plant stem (from Ancient Greek phýllon "leaf" and táxis "arrangement"). Phyllotactic spirals form a distinctive class of patterns in nature.

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Illustration of Pascal's triangle with diagonals added to produce Fibonacci sequence

Golden Ratio Fibonacci Sequence Dot Pattern - Download From Over 28 Million High Quality Stock Photos, Images, Vectors. Sign up for FREE today. Image: 22280855

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The Fibonacci Sequence

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

Gulden Snede / A-maten

A snail's shell, a hurricane, a whirlpool and our own galaxy all share the same distinct spiral shape. The same math pattern governs them all.

The head of Romanesco broccoli is a striking example of an approximate fractal in nature

The head of Romanesco broccoli is a striking example of an approximate fractal in nature. (i love fractals in nature.

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