ladderize

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Ladderize a Tree

This function reorganizes the internal structure of the tree to get the ladderized effect when plotted.

Keywords
manip
Usage
ladderize(phy, right = TRUE)
Arguments
phy
an object of class "phylo".
right
a logical specifying whether the smallest clade is on the right-hand side (when the tree is plotted upwards), or the opposite (if FALSE).
See Also

plot.phylo, reorder.phylo

Aliases
  • ladderize
Examples
tr <- rcoal(50)
layout(matrix(1:4, 2, 2))
plot(tr, main = "normal")
plot(ladderize(tr), main = "right-ladderized")
plot(ladderize(tr, FALSE), main = "left-ladderized")
layout(matrix(1, 1))
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