POV-Ray : Documentation : Spiral2
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The spiral2 pattern creates a double spiral that winds around the z-axis similar to spiral1 except that it has two overlapping spirals which twist in opposite directions. The result sometimes looks like a basket weave or perhaps the skin of pineapple. The center of a sunflower also has a similar double spiral pattern. Its syntax is:

        spiral2 Number_of_Arms

The Number_of_Arms value determines how may arms are winding around the z-axis. As a normal pattern, the syntax is

        spiral2 Number_of_Arms [, Bump_Size]

where the Number_of_Arms value is a required parameter but the float Bump_Size which follows is optional.

Note: the comma is required especially if Bump_Size is negative. The pattern uses the triangle_wave wave type by default but may use any wave type. Spiral1 Spotted

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