algorithmic modeling for Rhino
PhylloMachine is a set of scripts/UserObject for Grasshopper to model plants using some properties of phyllotaxis.
The basic idea is that a mesh with phyllotaxis proportions has a topology described by two Fibonacci numbers, and its topology (indices of vertices of faces, parastichies spirals, cycles and topological neighbors) is described by simple number sequences without geometric calculation.
Thanks to these, it can be modeled parametrically plant organs such as branches, leaves or petals, with very nature-like results.
PhylloMachine continues to be a work in progress, it's written in VisualBasic and it is open source. Released under the GNU 3.0 license. A million thanks to Pieter Segeren for much help polishing this plugin. I encourage all interested to continue to develop this plugin, more information at the end of the documentation.
The download file includes sample files, a tutorial and documentation. For questions or suggestions, please use the group.
Enjoy it! ツ