Helianthus sunflower

Helianthus sunflower

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Credit: IAN GOWLAND/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Helianthus sunflower, close-up of central disc. The inward spiralling pattern of the disc florets are an example of a pattern based on the Fibonacci number series. This is a mathematical pattern that is common in nature and is named after the Italian mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci.

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