Sunflowers have either 34, 55 or 89 petals on their face, depending upon the size of the sunflower. This number is based from the Fibonacci number and flower patterns. Fibonacci numbers are based on a certain sequence.Know More
The number of spirals in the center of a sunflower corresponds to a specific Fibonacci number. The head of the sunflower is made up of small seeds that are produced at its center and then migrate towards the outside of the flower. Each seed appears at a specific angle in relation to the one that came before it.
The petals of the sunflower are formed at the extremity of one of the seeds at the edge of the spiral. This is the reason the petals correspond with a Fibonacci number.Learn more about Botany
The scientific name for the common sunflower is Helianthus annuus. The common sunflower is a member of the Asteraceae plant family and was domesticated by the Native Americans for food production.Full Answer >
A woman who is 34 weeks pregnant is almost eight months along. According to BabyCenter, 34 weeks is equal to 238 days, which is 7.93 months. Since months fluctuate from 28 to 31 days, some women are a few days closer to the end of the eighth month than others.Full Answer >
Clusters of poison oak have three leaves each, just like poison ivy. However, the edges of poison oak leaves have a similar shape to oak leaves but with crimping around the edges.Full Answer >
Botanists disagree on the exact number of species in the Rosa family of rose species, but most agree there are at least 100. In addition, there are thousands of cultivars (a group or subspecies) of roses bred for very specific colors, shapes, scents and other characteristics.Full Answer >