Mathematical treatment of phyllotaxis - ref's requested

Thomas R Stanley tstanley at lamar.ColoState.EDU
Wed Jun 1 10:24:33 EST 1994

Can anybody out there point me to some good references on phyllotaxis?  I am
interested in a very general but rigorous mathematical treatment of the
subject, preferably developing the basic ideas from first principles.  
Please email me responses.  Thanks in advance.

Tom Stanley
NBS-Midcontinent Ecological Science Center
Fort Collins, CO

tstanley at

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