Daniel Chamovitz

“Darwin found that all plants move in a recurring spiral oscillation, which he termed "circumnutation" (Latin for "circle" or "sway"). This spiral pattern varies between species and can range from a repeating circle to an ellipse to a trajectory of interlocking shapes much like the images from a Spirograph.”


Daniel Chamovitz, What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses
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What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz
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