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Fibonacci numbers in pine cone
Posted:
Feb 3, 2014 7:48 PM


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pine_cone_edit.jpg
Seed arrangement on the outer surface follows a definite pattern ordered as per Fibonacci numbers. Exact equation of spirals ( when seed to seed distance is taken constant) is unknown. Can any reference be found ?
Regards Narasimham
BTW, it is round, more like an ovaloid than a cone.



