getDescendants: Get descendant node numbers

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References See Also

View source: R/utilities.R

Description

This function returns the set of node & tip numbers descended from node.

getParent instead returns the single parent node of a specified node number (or NULL if node is already the root).

Usage

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getDescendants(tree, node, curr=NULL)
getParent(tree, node)

Arguments

tree

a phylogenetic tree as an object of class "phylo".

node

an integer specifying a node number in the tree.

curr

the set of previously stored node numbers - used in recursive function calls.

Value

The set of node and tip numbers for the nodes and tips descended from node in a vector, or for getParent the single node preceding node in the tree.

Author(s)

Liam Revell [email protected]

References

Revell, L. J. (2012) phytools: An R package for phylogenetic comparative biology (and other things). Methods Ecol. Evol., 3, 217-223.

See Also

Descendants, paintSubTree


liamrevell/phytools documentation built on June 30, 2018, 8:15 a.m.