21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Living Math

This broccoli-related floret. A part of the brassica family that was first grown in Italy, it’s also known as Roman cauliflower. The Romanesco gives us a perfect example of the Fibonacci sequence in nature.

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Date Taken: 02.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Copyright: © Irina Petrova Adamatzky