discontinuous variation

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discontinuous variation

n.
Variation within a population in which few or no phenotypes fall between the extremes.
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Natura non facit saltus, which means "Nature does not make sudden jumps"
77) follows suit with 'Primum et ultimum hoc in botanicis desideratum est, Natura non facit saltus.