How do phylogenetic trees depict time and ancestry?

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By represeng evolutionary history.


  1. The phylogenetic trees represent the evolutionary history of taxon or taxa. At the nodes of the phylogenetic trees, different taxon or taxa are radiated from the nodes.
  2. The nodes of the phylogenetic trees represent the ancestral history, while the times of taxa or taxon reveal the actual time of evolution. Thank you