Folds allow efficient leaf deployment: plants
Leaves of plants maximize time exposed for photosynthesis by using various packaging schemes to fold the large leaves within the buds so they can begin photosynthesizing upon deployment.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|New packaging design, deployable buildings, awnings, solar sails.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: New packaging design, deployable buildings, awnings, solar sails.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Packaging, building, textiles