Synthesis release



Release notes

A fuller release history (including early draft versions) is available in the germinator documentation:

Open Tree of Life version 9.1

Version 9.1 of the synthetic tree was generated on 22 March 2017 using the propinquity pipeline.


There are two downloads. The first (smaller download) contain only tree and annotations files. The second (larger download) is the full output from the synthesis procedure, including documentation. You can also browse the full output.

  • Tree and annotations : Several versions of the synthetic tree, along with the annotations file. See the enclosed README for details. (compressed tar archive; 35 Mbytes)
  • All pipeline outputs : Outputs and documentation from all stages of the synthesis pipeline. Or, you can browse the output rather than downloading. (compressed tar archive; 189 Mbytes)

Release notes

Changes in inputs

  • one new tree collection: catfish
  • 40 new input trees, from the new collection and from existing synthesis collections

Changes in output

  version8.0 version9.1 change
total tips 2131472 2637204 505732
tips from phylogeny 53012 55226 2214
internal nodes in taxonomy 191590 214121 22531
internal nodes from phylogeny 48448 50367 1919
broken taxa 3183 3280 97
subproblems 6712 6933 221