autopolyploidy


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au·to·pol·y·ploi·dy

(aw'tō-pol'i-ploy'dē),
The condition of being allopolyploid.

autopolyploidy

[ô′tōpol′iploi′dē]
the state or condition of having more than two identical or nearly identical sets of chromosomes. Compare allopolyploid.

autopolyploidy

(ot″ō-pol′ē-ployd″ē) [ auto- + polyploidy]
The condition of having more than two complete sets of chromosomes.
autopolyploid, adjective

autopolyploidy

the state of having more than two chromosome sets as a result of redoubling of the chromosomes of a haploid individual or cell.
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Autopolyploidy is well documented in just three carices (Tanaka, 1949).
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.