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variegated

(of foliage or flowers) having pale patches, usually as a result of mutation, infection, etc.
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Variegated

Said to be of a material or surface that is irregularly marked with different colors.
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variegated

Said of material or a surface which is irregularly marked with different colors; dappled.
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Rosa gruss-an-teplitz and Rosa centifolia are fragrant rose species having novel characteristics but their proper exploitation to fulfil the recent demands of consumers is not in practice due to flowers of small size with no color variegation. These limitations urge the need of mutant breeding approaches to induce genetic variation in the vegetative and floral characteristics of these species to enhance their commercial value.
To see the world through systems concepts means an acknowledgement of synthesizing ideas, variegation, perspectivalism and so on.
1950 Interrelations of factors affecting heterochromatin-induced variegation in Drosophila [Abstract].
Variegation's distant third to Gilda in a weak juvenile maiden is moderate form but he is still worth a positive mention.
It needs to be well-grown to make its variegation as sumptuous as possible.
This may vary from a ring of colour around the petals, to a bull's eye variegation and a whole range of stripes and speckles.
However, insofar as our postmodern situation entails an oikoumene of vast variegation of all things pertaining to human culture, and insofar as one of those things happens to be the preoccupation that goes by the name of "philosophy" in English, "wisdom" in Persian, and "The Way" in Chinese, he would be delighted to have this posthumous collection of previously published articles reviewed in this journal.
"All three breeding lines contain unique combinations of genes for leaf variegation, leaf pigmentation, and multiple fruiting."
Shrubs with cream or gold variegation can really help to bring light to gloomy areas - good performers are holly, Euonymus, Eleagnus and Aucuba.