4. Tree Graphs

  1. E. O. Wiley and
  2. Bruce S. Lieberman

Published Online: 25 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118017883.ch4

Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition

Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wiley, E. O. and Lieberman, B. S. (2011) Tree Graphs, in Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118017883.ch4

Author Information

  1. Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470905968

Online ISBN: 9781118017883

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Keywords:

  • tree graphs, tree diagrams in phylogenetics - depicting genealogical relationships of organisms;
  • unrooted trees, their relationship to phylogenetic trees - unrooted trees and rooted trees;
  • Nelson trees, monophyletic groups, apomorphy-based - apomorphies, clustering terminals as monophyletic group

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Phylogenetic Trees

  • Cyclic Graphs

  • Cladograms

  • Gene Trees

  • Individuals versus Sets of Individuals Used in an Analysis

  • Representing Character Evolution on Trees

  • Unrooted Trees and Their Relationship to Phylogenetic Trees

  • Node Rotation

  • Other Kinds of Tree Terminology

  • Concepts of Monophyly and Trees

  • Chapter Summary