Tag: plants

Dec 28, 2012

Picture of the Day: Fractal Cauliflower

Picture of the Day: Fractal Cauliflower

FRACTAL CAULIFLOWER Photograph by Jon Sullivan Romanesco broccoli, or Roman cauliflower, is an edible flower of the species Brassica oleracea, and a variant form of cauliflower. First documented in Italy, it is light green in colour and approximates a natural fractal. Romanesco broccoli’s inflorescence (the bud) has an approximate self-similar character, with…

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Aug 7, 2012

15 Stunning Photos of Lavender Fields Around the World

15 Stunning Photos of Lavender Fields Around the World

Lavender is a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, southern Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, south west Asia to south east India. Many members of the genus…

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