variegated

(Green plants as organisms) with alternating green and white patches. In variegated leaves, photosynthesis only occurs in the green patches, as the white patches contain no chloroplasts.

Variegated

Applied to leaves (and sometimes flowers) that are marked decoratively in a contrasting colour, usually yellow, cream or white

Variegated

• (a.) Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated leaves, or flowers. • (imp. & p. p.) of Variegate
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Variegated

Va'ri·e·ga`ted adjective Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated leaves, or flowers. « Ladies like variegated tulips show.» Pope.
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variegated

Describes leaves or petals exhibiting an irregular, inherited pattern of color.
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variegated

diverse and varied; having multi-coloured patches
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Variegated

having a variety of colors
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Variegated

having a variety of colors
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variegated

having a variety of colors
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Variegated

Having or consisting of leaves that are edged or patterned in a second color, especially white as well as green.
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Variegated

Having or consisting of leaves that are edged or patterned in a second color, especially white as well as green.
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variegated

Having streaks, marks, or patches of different colors; distinguished or characterized by a variety of different colors.
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variegated

Having streaks, marks, or patches of different colors; distinguished or characterized by a variety of different colors.
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variegated

Having stripes, usually white, usually randomly up each leaf.
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Variegated

having various colors or color forms
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Variegated

having various colors or color forms
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variegated

irregularly marked with blotches or patches of another colour.
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Variegated

Leaves that are marked with multiple colors.
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variegated

Leaves which are marked with multiple colors.
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variegated

Leaves which are marked with multiple colors.
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Variegated

Marked with various colors.
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Variegated

plant parts having different pigments resulting in more than one distinct color or shade on the foliage.
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variegated

Where the basic colour of a leaf or petal is broken by areas of another colour, usually white, pale green or yellow.
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