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The claim that "all flowers have a number of petals that is related to the Fibonacci sequence" is simply false. Many flowers have other numbers of petals. Consider, for example, dogwoods, which have a very clear four-petal form. Lots of other flowers have four or six. A nice catalog of some common examples can be found on this "Ontario ...


It's Jatropha gossypiifolia, a medium-sized (maximum 15m) shrub.The leaves are similar to the leaves of a cotton plant (Gossypium). Often categorized as an agricultural weed. Poisonous for mammals also. Commonly used for the production of Biodiesel. As per wikipedia- There are many common names for Jatropha gossypiifolia including bellyache-bush, black ...


Its Vachellia farnesiana Wikipedia link Common name - Sweet Acacia, दुर्गंध खैर durgandh khair (In India)


You haven't told us where you live, but it must be somewhere in the Eastern USA, as your plant appears to be the native Hydrangea arborescens. More info available here and many other places on the internet.

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