Rolf Sattler: Publications

For a short description of some of my major plant morphological publications see The Evolution of my Phytomorphological Research in my Publications and Plant Evo-Devo (Evolutionary Developmental Biology).


Articles posted on Blogs and Websites

Sattler, R. February 17, 2014. Rupert Sheldrake and Dogmatism in Mainstream Science. Posted on Visser’s Integral World.

Sattler, R. May 5, 2009. Perspectivism and Complementarity: AQAL, the Big Tube, and the Dynamic Mandala. Posted on The Scientific and Medical Network Blog.

Sattler, R. February 22, 2009. Ken Wilber, Holarchy, and Beyond. Posted on Integral Praxis.

Sattler, R. February 10, 2009.
The dynamic Mandala. Posted on David J. Bookbinder's Flower Mandalas, a blog about mandalas, art, healing, and transformation.

Books

Sattler, R. 2016. Wholeness, Fragmentation, and the Unnamable: Holism, Materialism, and Mysticism - A Mandala. http://www.beyondwilber.ca/bookpre/mandala/mandala_of_life_and_living.html
(published on my website)

Sattler, R. 2010.
Healing Thinking and Being. http://www.beyondwilber.ca/bookpre/healing/healing_thinking_and_being.html
(book manuscript published on my website)


Sattler, R. 2008. Wilber’s AQAL Map and Beyond. http://www.beyondwilber.ca ( published on my website).

Sattler, R. 1986. Biophilosophy. Analytic and Holistic Perspectives. Springer-Verlag. Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo. 300 pp.

Sattler, R. (ed). 1982. Axioms and Principles of Plant Construction. Martinus Nijhoff/Junk Publ., The Hague. 186 pp. (Also published as Vol. 31a of Acta Biotheoretica).

Sattler, R. (ed). 1978. Theoretical Plant Morphology. Leiden University Press. The Hague. 142 pp.

Sattler, R. 1973. Organogenesis of Flowers. A photographic Text-Atlas. Univ. of Toronto Press. Toronto. 233 pp.


Book Chapters

Sattler, R. 1998. On the origin of symmetry, branching and phyllotaxis in land plants. In: R.V. Jean and D. Barabé (eds) Symmetry in Plants. World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 775-793.

Sattler, R. 1997. Plant morphology as applied to systematics. In: D.W. Woodland. Contemporary Plant Systematics. Andrews University Press, Berrien Springs, MI. 2nd edition.

Sattler, R. 1994. Homology, homeosis and process morphology in plants. In: B.K. Hall (ed). Homology: The hierarchical basis of comparative biology. Academic Press, pp. 423-475.

Sattler, R. 1991. Plant Morphology as Applied to Systematics. In: D.W. Woodland. Contemporary Plant Systematics. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., pp. 433-437.


Contributions to Encyclopedias

"Gottlieb Haberlandt"
In: Dictionary of Scientific Bibliography. 1972. 

"Flower"
In: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. 1965.


Symposium Contributions

Sattler, R. 2001. Some comments on the morphological, scientific, philosophical and spiritual significance of Agnes Arber's life and work. Annals of Botany 88: 1215-1217.

Sattler, R. 1993. Why do we need a more dynamic study of morphogenesis? Descriptive and comparative aspects. In: D. Barabé et R. Brunet (eds.) Morphogenèse et Dynamique. Orbis, Frelighsburg, pp. 140-152.

Sattler, R. 1992. Process morphology: structural dynamics in development and evolution. Can. J. Bot. 70: 708-714.

Sattler, R. 1990. Towards a more dynamic plant morphology. Acta Biotheor. 38: 303-315.

Anthony, M. and Sattler, R. 1990. Pathological ramification of leaves and the pyramid model of plant construction. Acta Biotheor.
38: 165-170.

Sattler, R. 1988. A dynamic multidimensional approach to floral morphology.
In: P. Leins, S.C. Tucker and P.K. Endress (eds.) Aspects of floral development. Cramer, Stuttgart, pp. 1-6.

Sattler, R. 1986. Homöosis - eine andere Sicht der Dinge.
In: H.A. Froebe and R. Claßen (eds) Grundsatzfragen der Pflanzenmorphologie. Aachen, West Germany.

Sattler, R. 1984. Homology - a continuing challenge. Syst. Bot.
9: 382-394.

Sattler, R. 1982. Introduction: On the concepts "axiom", principle", and "plant construction".
In: R. Sattler (ed). Axioms and Principles of Plant Construction. Acta Biotheor. 31a: 5-7.

Sattler, R. 1982. Les progrès en morphologie florale. Bull. Soc. Anim. Jardin Institut Botan.
6: 49-50. (Numéro spécial en l'honneur du 50e anniversaire du jardin botanique de la ville de Montréal).

Sattler, R. 1978. What is theoretical plant morphology?
In: R. Sattler (ed). Theoretical Plant Morphology. Acta. Biotheor. 27: 5-20 (Supplement: Folia Biotheor., No. 7).

Sattler, R. 1977. Essentialism in Plant Morphology. Proceedings No. 3, XIVth International Congress of the History of Science p. 464-467. Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan.

Sattler, R. 1977. Kronröhrenentstehung bei
Solanum dulcamara L. und "kongenitale Verwachsung". Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 90: 29-38.


Non-refereed Articles

Sattler, R. 2012. Outgrowing Aristotle: How to move beyond the logic of either/or. Green Spirit 14 (2): 18-20.

Sattler, R. 2001. Non-conventional medicines and holism. Holistic Science and Human Values 5: 1-15.

Sattler, R. 1999. Divergence and convergence of sciences and spirituality: life science and spirituality. Holistic Science and Human Values 4: 41-48 (a condensation of this article can be found at http://rs2theory.org/files/Sciences___Spirituality__Rolf_Sattler__589.pdf).

Sattler, R. 1996. Biophilosophie. Quatre-Temps
20(4): 42-44.


Refereed Papers


2016

Sattler, R. 2016. Science and Mystery. Holistic Science Journal 3 (1).


1997


Sattler, R. and Rutishauser, R. 1997. The fundamental relevance of plant morphology and morphogenesis to plant research. Annals of Botany 80: 571-582.

Rutishauser, R. and Sattler, R. 1997. Expression of shoot processes in leaf development of
Polemonium caeruleum. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 119: 563-582.

Lehmann, N.L. and Sattler, R. 1997. Polyaxial development in homeotic flowers of three
Begonia cultivars. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 145-154.

1996


Lehmann, N.L. and Sattler, R. 1996. Staminate floral development in
Begonia cucullata var. hookeri and three double-flowering Begonia cultivars. Examples of homeosis. Canadian Journal of Botany 74: 1729-1741.

Sattler, R. 1996. Classical morphology and continuum morphology: opposition and continuum. Annals of Botany 78: 577-581.

Jeune, B. and Sattler, R. 1996. Quelques aspects théoriques et pratiques d'une morphologie continuiste et dynamique. Canadian Journal of Botany 74: 1023-1039.

1994


Lehmann, N.L. and Sattler, R. 1994. Floral development and homeosis in
Actaea rubra (Ranunculaceae). International Journal of Plant Science 155: 658-671.

Lacroix, C.R. and Sattler, R. 1994. Expression of shoot features in early leaf development of
Murraya paniculata (Rutaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 72: 678-687.

1993


Lehmann, N.L. and Sattler, R. 1993. Homeosis in floral development of
Sanguinaria canadensis and S. canadensis 'Multiplex' (Papaveraceae). American Journal of Botany 80: 1323-1335.

1992


Lehmann, N.L. and Sattler, R. 1992. Irregular floral development in
Calla palustris (Araceae) and the concept of homeosis. American Journal of Botany 79: 1145-1157.

Sattler, R. and Rutishauser, R. 1992. Partial homology of pinnate leaves and shoots. Orientation of leaflet inception. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie
114: 61-79.

Sattler, R. and Jeune, B. 1992. Multivariate analysis confirms the continuum view of plant form. Annals of Botany
69: 249-262.

Jeune, B. and Sattler, R. 1992. Multivariate analysis in process morphology. Journal of Theoretical Biology
156: 147-167.

1990


Sattler R. and Rutishauser, R. 1990. Structural and dynamic descriptions of the development of
Utricularia foliosa and U. australis. Canadian Journal of Botany 68: 1989-2003.

1989


Rutishauser, R. and Sattler, R. 1989. Complementarity and heuristic value of contrasting models in structural botany. III. Case study on shoot-like "leaves" and leaf-like "shoots" in
Utricularia macrorhiza and U. purpurea (Lentibulariaceae). Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 111: 121-137.

1988


Sattler, R. 1988. Homeosis in plants. (Special Paper) Amer. J. Bot.
75: 1606-1617.

Sattler, R., Luckert, D. and Rutishauser, R. 1988. Symmetry in plants: leaf and stipule development in
Acacia longipedunculata. Can. J. Bot. 66: 1270-1284.

Anthony, M., Westphal, E. and Sattler, R. 1988. Proliférations épiphylles provoquées par l'acarien
Eriophyes cladophtirus chez Solanum lycopersicum L. et Nicandra physaloides Gaertn. (Solanacées). Can. J. Bot. 66: 1974-1985.

Sattler, R. and Lacroix, C. 1988. Development and evolution of basal cauline placentation: Basella rubra. Amer. J. Bot. 75: 918-927.

Lacroix, C. and Sattler, R. 1988. Phyllotaxis theories and tepal-stamen superposition in Basella rubra. Amer. J. Bot. 75: 906-917.

1987


Rutishauser, R. and Sattler, R. 1987. Complementarity and heuristic value of contrasting models in structural botany. II. Case study on leaf whorls:
Equisetum and Ceratophyllum. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 109: 227-255.

Cooney-Sovetts, C. and Sattler, R. 1987. Phylloclade development in the Asparagaceae: an example of homoeosis. Bot. J. Linn. Soc.
94: 327-371.

1986


Rutishauser, R. and Sattler, R. 1986. Architecture and development of the phyllode stipule whorls in
Acacia longipedunculata: controversial interpretations and continuum approach. Can. J. Bot. 64: 1987-2019.

1985


Dubuc-Lebreux, M.-A. and Sattler, R. 1985. Quantitative distribution of mitotic activity during early corolla development of
Nicotiana tabacum. Phytomorphology 35: 17-23.

Rutishauser, R. and Sattler, R. 1985. Complementarity and heuristic value of contrasting models in structural botany. I. General considerations. Bot. Jahrb. Syst.
107: 415-455.

1984


Dubuc-Lebreux M.-A. and Sattler, R. 1984. Quantitative distribution of mitotic activity during early corolla development of
Solanum dulcamara L. Bot. Gazette 145: 22-25.

1983


Anthony, M., Sattler, R. and Cooney-Sovetts, C. 1983. Morphogenetic potential of
Fraxinus ornus under the influence of the gall mite Aceria fraxinivora. Can. J. Bot. 61: 1580-1594.

1982


Sattler, R. 1982. On theoretical plant morphology. "Journal of General Biology" (Russian Journal) (In Russian)
43: 470-479.

Sattler, R. and Perlin, L. 1982. Floral development of
Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd., Boerhaavia diffusa L. and Mirabilis jalapa L. (Nyctaginaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 84: 161-182.

Muhammad, A.F. and Sattler, R. 1982. Vessel structure of
Gnetum and the origin of angiosperms. Amer. J. Bot. 69: 1004-1021.

1980


Dubuc-Lebreux, M.-A. and Sattler, R. 1980 (issued 1981). Développement des organes foliacés chez
Nicotiana tabacum L. et le problème des méristèmes marginaux. Phytomorphology 30: 17-32.

Posluszny, U., Scott, M.G. and Sattler, R. 1980. Revisions in the technique of epi-illumination lightmicroscopy for the study of floral and vegetative apices. Can. J. Bot.
58: 2491-2495.

1979


Pauzé, F., et Sattler, R. 1979. La placentation axillaire chez
Ochna atropurpurea DC. Can. J. Bot.57: 100-107.

1978


Daniel, E. and Sattler, R. 1978. Development of the perianth tubes of
Solanum dulcamara: implications for comparative morphology. Phytomorphology 28: 151-171.

Sattler, R. and Singh, V. 1978. Floral organogenesis of
Echinodorus amazonicus Rataj and floral construction of the Alismatales. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 77: 144-156.

Pauzé, F. et Sattler, R. 1978. L'androcée centripète
d'Ochna atropurpurea DC. Can. J. Bot. 56: 2500-2511.

Sattler, R. 1978. 'Fusion' and 'continuity' in floral morphology. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb.
36: 397-405.

1977


Sattler, R. 1977. On "understanding" organic form. Sophia Perennis
III: 29-50.

Singh, V. and Sattler, R. 1977. Floral development of
Aponogeton natans and A. undulatus. Can. J. Bot . 55: 1106-1120.

Singh, V. and Sattler, R. 1977. Development of the inflorescence and flower of
Sagittaria cuneata. Can. J. Bot. 55: 1087-1105.

Sattler, R. and Singh, V. 1977. Floral organogenesis of
Limnocharis flava. Can. J. Bot. 55: 1076-1086.

Sattler, R. and Maier, U. 1977. Development of the epiphyllous appendages of
Begonia hispida var. cucullifera: implications for comparative morphology. Can. J. Bot. 55: 411-425.

Maier, U. and Sattler, R. 1977. The structure of the epiphyllous appendages of
Begonia hispida var. cucullifera. Can. J. Bot. 55: 264-280.

1976


Lieu, S.M. and Sattler, R. 1976. Leaf development in
Begonia hispida var. cucullifera with special reference to vascular organization. Can. J. Bot. 54: 2108-2121.

Posluszny, U. and Sattler, R. 1976. Floral development of
Najas flexilis. Can. J. Bot. 54 (10): 1140-1151.

Posluszny, U. and Sattler, R. 1976. Floral development of
Zannichellia palustris. Can. J. Bot.54 (8): 651-662.

1975


Dickinson, T. and Sattler, R. 1975. Development of the epiphyllous inflorescence of
Helwingia japonica (Helwingiaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 62 (9): 962-973.

Sattler, R. 1975. Organverschiebungen und Heterotopien bei Blütenpflanzen. Bot. Jahrb. Syst.
95 (2): 256-266.

1974


Dickinson, T.A. and Sattler, R. 1974. Development of the epiphyllous inflorescence of
Phyllonoma integerrima (Turcz.) Loes.: implications for comparative morphology. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 69: 1-13.

Sattler, R. 1974. A new approach to gynoecial morphology. Phytomorphology
24: 22-34. 

Sattler, R. 1974. A new conception of the shoot of higher plants. J. Theor. Biol.
47: 367-382.

Posluszny, U. and Sattler, R. 1974. Floral development of
Ruppia maritima var. maritima. Can. J. Bot.52: 1607-1612.

Singh, V. and Sattler, R. 1974. Floral development of
Butomus umbellatus. Can. J. Bot. 52: 223-230.

Posluszny, U. and Sattler, R. 1974. Floral development of
Potamogeton richardsonii. Amer. J. Bot.61: 209-216.

1973


Sattler, R. and Singh, V. 1973. Floral development of
Hydrocleis nymphoides. Can. J. Bot. 51: 2455-2458.

Macdonald, A.D. and Sattler, R. 1973. Floral development of
Myrica gale and the controversy over floral theories. Can. J. Bot. 51: 1965-1975.

Singh V. and Sattler, R. 1973. Nonspiral androecium and gynoecium of
Sagittaria latifolia. Can. J. Bot. 51: 1093-1095.

Posluszny U. and Sattler, R. 1973. Floral development of
Potamogeton densus. Can. J. Bot. 51: 647-656.

1972


Sattler, R. 1972. Centrifugal primordial inception in floral development. Advances in Plant Morphology, pp. 170-176.

Leins P., Merxmüller, H. and Sattler, R. 1972. Zur Terminologie interkalarer Becherbildungen in Blüten. Ber. Dtsch. Bot. Ges.
85: 294.

Singh, V. and Sattler, R. 1972. Floral development of
Alisma trivale. Can. J. Bot. 50: 619-627.

1971


Sattler, R. 1971. Ein neues Sproß-Modell. Ber. Dtsch. Bot. Ges.
84: 139.

1968


Sattler, R. 1968. A technique for the study of floral development. Can. J. Bot.
46: 720-722.

Sattler, R. and Gifford, E.M. 1968. Ontogenetic and histochemical changes in the shoot tip of
Najas guadalupensis. Maheshwari Memorial Vol., Phytomorphology 17: 419-428.

1967


Sattler, R. 1967. Petal inception and the problem of pattern detection. J. Theoret. Biol.
17: 31-39.

Cheung, M. and Sattler, R. 1967. Early floral development of
Lythrum salicaria. Can. J. Bot. 45: 1609-1618.

1966


Sattler, R. 1966. Towards a more adequate approach to comparative morphology. Phytomorphology
16: 417-429.

1965


Sattler, R. 1965. Perianth development in
Potamogeton richardsonii. Amer. J. Bot. 52: 35-41.

1964


Sattler, R. 1964. Numerische Taxonomie. Zeitschr. f. Botanik
51: 340-347.

Sattler, R. 1964. Methodological problems in taxonomy. Syst. Zool.
13: 19-27.

1963


Sattler, R. 1963. Phenetic contra phyletic systems. Syst. Zool. 1: 94-95.

1962


Sattler, R. 1962. Zur frühen Infloreszenz- und Blütenentwicklung der Primulales sensu lato mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Stamen-Petalum-Entwicklung. Bot. Jahrb.
81: 358-396.


Special Interest Group Report

Posluszny, U., Sattler, R., Hill, J.P., Komaki, M.K., Gerath, J.M., Lehmann, N., and Kirchoff, B.K. 1991. Homeosis and the evolution of plants. In: E.C. Dudley (ed). The Unity of Evolutionary Biology. Proc. 4th Int. Congr. Syst. Evol. Biol. Vol. 1, pp. 447-454. Dioscorides Press, Portland, Oregon.


Reviews: Books and Papers

Holdrege, C. 1996. Genetics and the manipulation of life. The forgotten factor of context. - CBA/ABC Bulletin
29(4): 59-60, 1996.

Bell, A.D. 1991. Plant form. An illustrated guide to flowering plant morphology. - Taxon
40: 534-535, 1991.

Hull, D.L. 1988. Science as a process. - Taxon
39: 257-258, 1990.

Delbrück, Max. 1986. Mind from matter? - Taxon
36: 529-530, 1987.

Bernier, Réjane. 1975. Aux sources de la biologie. Tome l: les vingt premiers siècles. La classification. - Isis
68: 226-227, 1977.

Ayala, F.J. and Dobzhansky, T. (eds.) 1974. Studies in the philosophy of biology. Reduction and related problems. - Syst. Bot.
1: 197-198, 1976.

Dagognet, F. 1970. Le catalogue de la vie. Etude méthodologique sur la taxonomie. - Isis
62: 537, 1971.

Reviews of 40 papers in "Berichte der Wissenschaftlichen Biologie" (1963-1966).


Publications by postdoctoral fellows and students of work partially or totally carried out in my laboratory

Jeune, B. and Lacroix, C. 1993. A quantitative model of leaflet initiation illustrated by
Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack (Rutaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 71: 457-465.

Drinnan, A.N. and Ladiges, P.Y. 1988. Perianth development in
Angophora and the bloodwood Eucalypts (Myrtaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 160: 219-239.

Rutishauser, R. 1984. Blattquirle, Stipeln und Kolleteren bei den Rubieae und andern Rubiaceae. Beitr. Biol. Pflanz.
59: 375-424.

Lieu, S.M. 1979. Organogenesis in
Triglochin striata. Can. J. Bot. 57: 1418-1438.

Lieu, S.M. 1979. Growth forms in the Alismatales. I.
Alisma triviale and species of Sagittaria with upright vegetative axes. Can. J. Bot. 57: 2325-2352.

Lieu, S.M. 1979. Growth forms in the Alismatales II. Two rhizomatous species
Sagittaria lancifolia and Butomus umbellatus. Can. J. Bot. 57: 2353-2373.

Dickinson, T.A. 1978. Epiphylly in Angiosperms. Bot. Rev.
44: 181-232.

Meyer, R.W. and Muhammad, A.F. 1971. Scalariform perforation-plate fine structure. Wood and Fiber
3: 139-145.



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