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: 3.1.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.1)
Imports: ape, curl (≥ 3.0.0), httr, jsonlite, rentrez, rlang, rncl (≥ 0.6.0)
Suggests: knitr (≥ 1.12), MCMCglmm, phylobase, readxl, rmarkdown (≥ 0.7), RNeXML, testthat
Published: 2023-06-15
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.rotl
Author: Francois Michonneau ORCID iD [aut, cre], Joseph Brown ORCID iD [aut], David Winter ORCID iD [aut], Scott Chamberlain ORCID iD [rev]
Maintainer: Francois Michonneau <francois.michonneau at>
License: BSD_2_clause + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: rotl citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Phylogenetics
CRAN checks: rotl results


Reference manual: rotl.pdf
Vignettes: Connecting data to Open Tree trees
Using the Open Tree synthesis in a comparative analysis
How to use rotl?


Package source: rotl_3.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): rotl_3.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): rotl_3.1.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): rotl_3.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): rotl_3.1.0.tgz
Old sources: rotl archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: datelife, OpenTreeChronograms, taxize
Reverse suggests: MiscMetabar


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