polyploidy

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the condition of being polyploid

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Autopolyploidy is well documented in just three carices (Tanaka, 1949).
In numerous PMC counts from the single individual studied, chromosomes were consistently found in bivalent associations, which argues against autopolyploidy.
The purpose of this study is, first, to characterize the different complexes within the group of yellow-flowered species, especially the hitherto unknown complex in North Africa, and, second, to discuss the geographical variation of this low ploidy level group (2n = 2x) in relation to the cytological variation by autopolyploidy or allopolyploidy that is very widespread in section Polium.
Autopolyploidy in Tolmiea menziesii (Saxifragaceae): Genetic insights from enzyme electrophoresis.