Phylogenetic Tree

A phylogenetic tree (also phylogeny) is a tree graph (diagram) that organizes genetic sequences by evolutionary descent, organized somewhat like a common family tree, showing common genetic ancestry among descendants.

  • How to read a phylogenetic tree.1)
2008 | David Baum, PhD | Scitable; Nature Education | Reading a Phylogenetic Tree: The Meaning of Monophyletic Groups