Interpreting Phylogenies

Aidan Budd

Exercises

April 2nd 2008


Drawing Trees by Hand

Tree for you to write in Newick format

five-taxa tree


One way of writing the above tree is found in this file.

Using pencil and paper, draw each of the two trees shown below.

(((a,b),f),(c,(d,e)));
(((a,b),f),(c,(d,e)),((g,(h,i)),(j,k)));

Tree you should draw

Trees used in demonstrations

Unrooted tree with Multifurcations
Mesquite demo - two four-taxa trees

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