getMommy: Upward tip or node to root path

View source: R/getMommy.R

getMommyR Documentation

Upward tip or node to root path

Description

This function is a wrapper around phytools getDescendants (Revell 2012). It returns the node path from a given node or species to the root of the phylogeny.

Usage

getMommy(tree,N)

Arguments

tree

a phylogenetic tree. The tree needs not to be ultrametric and fully dichotomous.

N

the number of node or tip to perform the function on. The function also works with tip labels.

Value

The function produces a vector of node numbers as integers, collated from a node or a tip towards the tree root.

Author(s)

Pasquale Raia, Silvia Castiglione, Carmela Serio, Alessandro Mondanaro, Marina Melchionna, Mirko Di Febbraro, Antonio Profico, Francesco Carotenuto

References

Revell, L. J. (2012). phytools: An R package for phylogenetic comparative biology (and other things). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 3: 217-223.doi:10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00169.x

Examples

data("DataApes")
DataApes$Tstage->Tstage

getMommy(tree=Tstage,N=12)

RRphylo documentation built on May 9, 2022, 9:08 a.m.