Fibonacci in Plants


From V, we find this link to an article about math and plants. I don’t understand this article at all. But it has these lovely pictures of Sempervivums,  and this to say about them.

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You can find the Fibonacci numbers by counting the helical arrangement of leaves on plants.

Yeah sure whatever. I’m counting, but I’m not getting any patterns. Maybe if I dissected one?


    
    
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