stree

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Generates Systematic Regular Trees

This function generates trees with regular shapes.

Keywords
datagen
Usage
stree(n, type = "star", tip.label = NULL)
Arguments
n
an integer giving the number of tips in the tree.
type
a character string specifying the type of tree to generate; four choices are possible: "star", "balanced", "left", "right", or any unambiguous abbreviation of these.
tip.label
a character vector giving the tip labels; if not specified, the tips "t1", "t2", ..., are given.
Details

The types of trees generated are:

  • ``star''
{a star (or comb) tree with a single internal node.} ``balanced''{a fully balanced dichotmous rooted tree; n must be of power of 2 (2, 4, 8, ...).} ``left''{a fully unbalanced rooted tree where the largest clade is on the left-hand side when the tree is plotted upwards.} ``right''{same than above but in the other direction.}

Value

  • An object of class "phylo".

See Also

compute.brlen, rtree

Aliases
  • stree
Examples
layout(matrix(1:4, 2, 2))
plot(stree(100))
plot(stree(128, "balanced"))
plot(stree(100, "left"))
plot(stree(100, "right"))
Documentation reproduced from package ape, version 2.7-3, License: GPL (>= 2)

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