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Sunflower by Christina Rollo. Macro photograph of a giant yellow sunflower center, seed spiral. The flower petals within the sunflower's cluster are usually in a a spiral pattern. Generally, each floret is oriented toward the next by approximately the golden angle, 137.5, producing a pattern of interconnecting spirals, where the number of left spirals and the number of right spirals are successive Fibonacci numbers. Typically, there are 34 spirals in one direction and 55 in the other; on a very large sunflower there could be 89 in one direction and 144 in the other. This pattern produces the most efficient packing of seeds within the flower head.
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Christina Rollo is a New York based nature photographer who seeks captivating moments. Her passion for animals has led her to take many photos of colorful hummingbirds, birds, animals, nature and landscapes. Her fine art collection includes museum quality photo prints, canvas, acrylic, metal, framed art, greeting cards and more. Shop fine art online for home or business, bring a little outdoors in!
July 22nd, 2011
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