Synthesis release



Release notes

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

Open Tree of Life version 10.3

Version 10.3 of the synthetic tree was generated on 10 July 2018 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

  • no new tree collections.
  • 21 new input trees.

Changes in output

  version10.2 version10.3 change
total tips 2641222 2641229 7
tips from phylogeny 62664 65739 3075
internal nodes in taxonomy 214698 214702 4
internal nodes from phylogeny 57471 59523 2052
broken taxa 3907 4018 111
subproblems 7625 7770 145