Very interested in this too!

> On Apr 25, 2017, at 1:20 PM, Vojtěch Zeisek <> wrote:
> Hello,
> for comparison of two trees I can use very nice function cophyloplot plotting 
> two trees (left and right) and connecting respective nodes by lines. Very 
> nice 
> and convenient to read. But only for two trees. Displaying multiple trees in 
> multiple comparisons is not very convenient.
> To display dozens to hundreds of trees there is densitree. Also nice, but for 
> this purpose I don't like its display.
> I have several trees (~5) and I wish to compare their topologies, show 
> supports (at least for differing nodes) and highlight differences. I thought 
> about some overlay/parallel plotting (similar to the attached image) where 
> there would be complete topologies displayed and incongruences would be 
> easily 
> visible. It would be probably doable by plotting all separate trees by 
> plot.phylo and then combining and tuning the figure in some vector editor 
> (like Inkscape). But I hope there is some more automated way to do it. :-)
> Sincerely,
> V.
> -- 
> Vojtěch Zeisek
> Department of Botany, Faculty of Science
> Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
> Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences
> Průhonice, Czech Republic
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