subtrees

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All subtrees of a Phylogenetic Tree

This function returns a list of all the subtrees of a phylogenetic tree.

Keywords
manip
Usage
subtrees(tree, wait=FALSE)
Arguments
tree
an object of class "phylo".
wait
a logical indicating whether the node beeing processed should be printed (useful for big phylogenies).
Value

  • subtrees returns a list of trees of class "phylo" and returns invisibly for each subtree a list with the following components:
  • tip.label
  • node.label
  • Ntip
  • Nnode

See Also

zoom, subtreeplot for functions extracting particular subtrees.

Aliases
  • subtrees
Examples
### Random tree with 12 leaves
phy<-rtree(12)
par(mfrow=c(4,3))
plot(phy, sub="Complete tree")

### Extract the subtrees
l<-subtrees(phy)

### plot all the subtrees
for (i in 1:11) plot(l[[i]], sub=paste("Node", l[[i]]$node.label[1]))
par(mfrow=c(1,1))
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