Table 2 Cytotypes presence for each species.

From: Polyploid lineages in the genus Porphyra

Cytotypes Group 1
Triploids and tetraploids
Group 2
Triploids and tetraploids with gametes of different ploidy than the blade
Group 3
Mixoploids
Cytotype 1 Cytotype 2 Cytotype 3 Cytotype 4 Cytotype 5 Cytotype 6 Cytotype 7
Triploid (3x) Tetraploid (4x) Triploid (3x) with gametes 2x, 3x Tetraploid (4x) with gametes 2x, 3x, 4x, Mp 3x, 4x Mixoploid 2x/3x Mixoploid 3x/4x Mixoploid 2x/4x
P. umbilicalis ++ ++ ++ ++ +
P. dioica + ++ ++
P. linearis ++ ++ + + ++ +
  1. Group 1: Triploids and Tetraploids. Group 2: Triploids and tetraploids with gametes of different ploidy level than the blade. Group 3: Mixoploids. Presence: (++): abundant; (+): present; (−) absent.