Phylogeny and quantitative traits of flowers

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Description

This data set describes the phylogeny of 17 flowers as reported by Ackerly and Donoghue (1998). It also gives 31 traits corresponding to these 17 species.

Usage

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Format

tithonia is a list containing the 2 following objects :

tre

is a character string giving the phylogenetic tree in Newick format.

tab

is a data frame with 17 species and 31 traits

References

Ackerly, D. D. and Donoghue, M.J. (1998) Leaf size, sappling allometry, and Corner's rules: phylogeny and correlated evolution in Maples (Acer). American Naturalist, 152, 767–791.

Examples

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data(maples)
phy <- newick2phylog(maples$tre)
dom <- maples$tab$Dom
bif <- maples$tab$Bif
orthogram(dom, phylog = phy)
orthogram(bif, phylog = phy)
par(mfrow = c(1,2))
dotchart.phylog(phy, dom)
dotchart.phylog(phy, bif, clabel.nodes = 0.7)
par(mfrow = c(1,1))
plot(bif,dom,pch = 20)
abline(lm(dom~bif))
summary(lm(dom~bif))
if (requireNamespace("ape", quiet = TRUE)){
cor.test(bif,dom)
phylo <- read.tree(text = maples$tre)
pic.bif <- pic(bif, phylo)
pic.dom <- pic(dom, phylo)
cor.test(pic.bif, pic.dom)}

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