skbio.core.tree.TreeNode.remove_deleted

TreeNode.remove_deleted(func)[source]

Delete nodes in which func(node) evaluates True.

Remove all descendants from self that evaluate True from func. This has the potential to drop clades.

Parameters:

func : a function

A function that evaluates True when a node should be deleted

See also

pop, remove

Examples

>>> from skbio.core.tree import TreeNode
>>> tree = TreeNode.from_newick("(a,b)c;")
>>> tree.remove_deleted(lambda x: x.name == 'b')
>>> print tree
(a)c;