rotl: Interface to the 'Open Tree of Life' API

An interface to the 'Open Tree of Life' API to retrieve phylogenetic trees, information about studies used to assemble the synthetic tree, and utilities to match taxonomic names to 'Open Tree identifiers'. The 'Open Tree of Life' aims at assembling a comprehensive phylogenetic tree for all named species.

Version: 0.5.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.1)
Imports: httr, jsonlite, assertthat, rncl (≥ 0.6.0), ape
Suggests: knitr (≥ 1.12), rmarkdown (≥ 0.7), testthat, RNeXML, phylobase, gdata (≥ 2.17.0), MCMCglmm, fulltext (≥ 0.1.6)
Published: 2016-02-03
Author: Francois Michonneau [aut, cre], Joseph Brown [aut], David Winter [aut]
Maintainer: Francois Michonneau <francois.michonneau at>
License: BSD_2_clause + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: rotl results


Reference manual: rotl.pdf
Vignettes: Connecting data to Open Tree trees
How to use rotl?
Using the Open Tree synthesis in a comparative analysis
Package source: rotl_0.5.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: rotl_0.5.0.tgz, r-oldrel: not available
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: rotl_0.5.0.tgz
Old sources: rotl archive