Majority-rule consensus tree
majority-rule consensus tree
Glossary of "Cladistics (2nd ed.)" by Kitching et al. (1998)
- A consensus tree formed from those components that occur in at least 50% of a set of fundamental cladograms. The 'majority rule' can also be set to any value greater than 50%.
Glossary of Plant Systematics (1st ed.) by Simpson (2006)
- A consensus tree in which only those clades that are retained 50% or more of the time are retained (i.e. not collapsed to a polytomy).
- Kitching, I. J., Forey, P. L. Humphries, C. J. & Williams, D. M. 1998. Cladistics, 2nd ed.: the Theory and Practice of Parsimony Analysis. -xii + 228 pp. Oxford University Press, New York.
- Simpson, M. G. 2006. Plant Systematics. -xi + 590 pp. Elsevier Academic Press, Oxford.