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Use this form to upload your own phylogenetic tree. It should be in plain text, in one of supported formats (Newick, Nexus or PhyloXML) . Please check our help pages for detailed instructions and explanation of supported formats and extra features available.

You can either paste your tree into the box, or upload a file using the file selector below. Don't forget to select the correct tree format.

Paste or type the tree:Upload a file which contains your tree:

Tree format:

Make sure the file is plain text,
and contains only trees in the selected format.

Optional information
Tree name:if you don't specify a name, a numeric ID will be used instead
Advanced options (click to show)

(if you're uploading extra data with your tree, fill the dataset section below before clicking 'Upload')

Upload datasets for your tree

iTOL can annotate phylogenetic trees with several types of data. Please check our help pages for the detailed explanation of supported data types and file formats required.

  • Dataset 1
  • Dataset 2
  • Dataset 3
  • Dataset 4
  • Dataset 5
  • Dataset 6
  • Dataset 7
  • Dataset 8
  • Dataset 9
  • Dataset 10
Dataset 1 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 1 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 2 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 2 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 3 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 3 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 4 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 4 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 5 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 5 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 6 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 6 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 7 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 7 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 8 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 8 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 9 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 9 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file
Dataset 10 file:please use plain text files only
Display label:label will be used in the legends
Field delimiter:Space Tab Commamake sure the correct delimiter is selected
Data type:check the help pages for detailed descriptions
Bar size:Maximum: pixelsmaximum value in the dataset will have this pixel size (valid range 1-5000)
Dataset 10 color:used in the legends and for datasets where the color is not specified in the dataset file

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