Phylogram vs Cladogram - What's the difference?

phylogram | cladogram |


As nouns the difference between phylogram and cladogram

is that phylogram is (genetics) a phylogenetic tree that has branch spans proportional to the amount of character change while cladogram is (taxonomy) a branching treelike graphical representation of the phylogenetic relationships between organisms showing which taxa have branched from common ancestors.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

phylogram

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (genetics) A phylogenetic tree that has branch spans proportional to the amount of character change
  • cladogram

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (taxonomy) A branching treelike graphical representation of the phylogenetic relationships between organisms showing which taxa have branched from common ancestors.
  • (phylogenetics) A phylogenetic tree that is strictly the outcome of a cladistic analysis.