crown.stem: Separates stem and crown species

View source: R/crown.stem.R

crown.stemR Documentation

Separates stem and crown species

Description

Selects the crown

Usage

crown.stem(tree, inc.nodes = TRUE, output.names = TRUE)

Arguments

tree

a "phylo" object

inc.nodes

whether to include the nodes (TRUE; default) or not (FALSE) in the output.

output.names

whether to output the taxa names (TRUE; default) or two phylogenetic trees (FALSE).

Author(s)

Thomas Guillerme

See Also

custom.subsets, tree.age

Examples

## A tree with fossil taxa
data(BeckLee_tree)

## Getting both crown and stem taxa lists
crown.stem(BeckLee_tree)

## Splitting the tree into two subtrees
crown_stem_trees <- crown.stem(BeckLee_tree, output.names = FALSE)
## Graphical parameters
op <- par(mfrow = c(1,3))
## Plotting the trees
plot(BeckLee_tree, main = "Full tree")
plot(crown_stem_trees$crown, main = "Crown group")
plot(crown_stem_trees$stem, main = "Stem group")


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