What is another word for variegation?

184 synonyms found


[ vˌe͡əɹɪɡˈe͡ɪʃən], [ vˌe‍əɹɪɡˈe‍ɪʃən], [ v_ˌeə_ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Synonyms for Variegation:

How to use "Variegation" in context?

Variegation is the feature of plant leaves that comprises a diversity of colors and patterns. This diversity of form and color gives variegated leaves their characteristic beauty. Variegated leaves are usually seen as a sign of good health and vigor in plants because they are a sign that there is sufficient chlorophyll production. Variegation occurs as a result of a variety of factors, including physiologic differences in leaf cells, light exposure, and temperature. Variegation can be induced either by light or by a variety of chemicals.

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