Fibonacci in nature

Explore the mesmerizing patterns of Fibonacci in nature and learn how this mathematical sequence is reflected in the beauty of the natural world. Discover the hidden secrets behind shells, flowers, and more.
I was curious, so I analyzed the geometry of the peacock's tail-feather display.  Turns out the shape is a symmetrical phyllotaxis, which is somewhat surprising.   Most phyllotaxis patterns in nature (like on pinecones, pineapples and sunflowers) have spirals of adjacent Fibonacci numbers (usually 5, 8, 13 or 21), but the peacock's feathers have the same count of spirals in both directions! Sacred Geometry, Fractals, Nature, Fibonacci Spiral, Fibonacci In Nature, Fractal Geometry, Spirals In Nature, Fibonacci, Fractals In Nature

I was curious, so I analyzed the geometry of the peacock's tail-feather display. Turns out the shape is a symmetrical phyllotaxis, which is somewhat surprising. Most phyllotaxis patterns in nature (like on pinecones, pineapples and sunflowers) have spirals of adjacent Fibonacci numbers (usually 5, 8, 13 or 21), but the peacock's feathers have the same count of spirals in both directions!

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Nyssa Skorji