https://softmath.seas.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/lily.jpg 500 500 Academic Web Pages /wp-content/uploads/2018/09/clear.png Academic Web Pages2011-03-19 19:00:012020-08-13 01:22:36How the lily blooms
How the lily blooms
From a mismatch in growth, a flower blooms
Physicists reveal forces at work in the blossoming of a lily.
Growth, geometry and mechanics of the blooming lily H-Y. Liang and L. Mahadevan, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 108, 5516-21, 2011. [View PDF] [Download PDF]