mrca

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Find Most Recent Common Ancestors Between Pairs

This function returns for each pair of tips (and nodes) its most recent common ancestor (MRCA).

Keywords
manip
Usage
mrca(phy, full = FALSE)
Arguments
phy
an object of class "phylo".
full
a logical indicating whether to return the MRCAs among all tips and nodes (if TRUE); the default is to return only the MRCAs among tips.
Details

The diagonal is set to the number of the tips (and nodes if full = TRUE).

If full = FALSE, the colnames and rownames are set with the tip labels of the tree; otherwise the numbers are given as names.

Value

  • a matrix of mode numeric.

Aliases
  • mrca
Documentation reproduced from package ape, version 2.6-3, License: GPL (>= 2)

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