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treespace: exploration of landscapes of phylogenetic trees

treespace implements new methods for the exploration and analysis of distributions of phylogenetic trees for a given set of taxa.

Installing treespace

To install the development version from github:


The stable version can be installed from CRAN using:


Then, to load the package, use:

## Loading required package: ape
## Loading required package: ade4
## Creating a generic function for 'toJSON' from package 'jsonlite' in package 'googleVis'

Content overview

The main functions implemented in treespace are:

Other functions are central to the computations of distances between trees:

Distributed datasets include:


treespace comes with the following vignettes:

Contributing / asking a question

Contributions are welcome via pull requests.

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

Questions, feature requests and bugs can be reported using the package’s issue system.


Authors: * Thibaut Jombart * Michelle Kendall

Contributors: * Jacob Almagro-Garcia * Caroline Colijn

Maintainer of the CRAN version: * Michelle Kendall

See details of contributions on: