Fibonacci Tornado: Phylotaxy Spirals consisting of all Similar Triangles

Akio Hizume
Bridges Leeuwarden: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2008)
Pages 485–486


"Fibonacci Tornado" is a generalization of the classical phyllotaxy spirals, which consist of all similar triangles. The result is a computer graphic design for a public sculpture. These spirals based on phyllotaxy are only possible for a restricted set of numbers - the Fibonacci numbers!