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(top) Shapes show the patterns that bear them. They seem to visualize the underlaying pattern. In turn, shapes bear, or are accompanied by, colors and odours.

(bottom) Shapes are the result of a differentiation process. In many cases, in an individual plant, this process can be catched. First, compare the flowers at the bottom with the entire top - an example of self-similarity in an object. Then, the young inflorescence (right) looks very much like the top in a later stage - a case of gnomonic growth. After all, the total is like an explosion.