maples: Phylogeny and quantitative traits of flowers

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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