Question: Why, according to you, does some plants have a so specific and special shape ? As, for example, the Romanesco Broccoli, which has a Fractal-like shape

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  1. It’s to do with maximising space to get the most out of it – things like sunflower heads and pine cones want to get as much out of the space they have assigned for seeds and the Golden Section/Angle associated with Fibonacci sequences is the best way to do that.