Cultivar

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Osteospermum 'Pink Whirls'
A cultivar selectit for its intriguin an colourfu flouers

The term cultivar[nb 1] maist commonly refers tae an assemblage o plants selectit for desirable chairacteristics that are maintained during propagation. Mair generally, cultivar refers tae the most basic clessification category o cultivatit plants govrened bi the ICNCP. Maist cultivars hae arisen in cultivation, but a few are special selections frae the wild.

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  1. Cultivar haes twa meanins. When uised in reference tae a taxon, the wird disna apply tae an individual plant but tae aw thae plants sharin the unique chairacteristics that define the cultivar.