Romanesco Broccoli

No one is quite sure what exactly Romanesco “broccoli” should be classified as, in different languages it is called cabbage, broccoli, and pyramid cauliflower.  This is certainly in part due to the unique fractal appearance of it.  The fractal is naturally occuring in the plant and is surprisingly complete and has more depth to it then I expected to find in something natural.  I have attached three pictures, one shows the entire broccoli, the next in a zoomed in image that shows the continuing fractal, and the last is where you can see the fractal beginning to break down.  The fractal continues for a while but eventually as you zoom in close enough the shape begins to break down and become more smooth.

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