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cul·ti·gen

 (kŭl′tə-jən)
n.
An organism, especially a cultivated plant, such as a banana, not known to have a wild or uncultivated counterpart.

cultigen

(ˈkʌltɪdʒən)
n
(Horticulture) a species of plant that is known only as a cultivated form and did not originate from a wild type
[C20: from culti(vated) + -gen]

cul•ti•gen

(ˈkʌl tɪ dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
a cultivated plant of unknown or obscure taxonomic origin.
[1920–25; culti (vated) + -gen]
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What therefore remains substantially is secondary vegetation and cultigens.
Indigenous cranberries, Saskatoon berries, chokecherries, and pincherries replaced the cultigens of the homeland.
These transgenic plants could be the potential cultigens against the pathogens of soft rot for Chinese cabbage.
Instead, as has been historically true for most societies, foreign contacts could have materially and intellectually enriched recipient groups as they assimilated cultigens, technologies, religious ideas, art styles, and symbols into their cultural patterns.
These smuggled samples of reproductive parts of African cultigens equipped African slaves and their descendants with the ability to recreate some aspects of their former lives of working, cooking, and eating.
The acclimatisation of tropical Polynesian cultigens to temperate, seasonal New Zealand at Polynesia's coldest south-western corner was especially challenging for the first c.
The hand movements of the coffee farmers used to carry out the project were similar to those used in the field in pruning, cutting, weeding, or nurturing their cultigens.
With one exception, components of galactogenic foods are plants, and most are cultigens.
The Pharmacologic, Ecologic and Social Implication of Using Non cultigens.
Columbian exchange: the role of analogue crops in the adoption and dissemination of exotic cultigens.
NEW EVIDENCE ON THE USE OF INITIAL CULTIGENS BY THE HUNTER-GATHERER GROUPS OF THE ARCHAIC IV PERIOD AT EL PLOMO, ALTO MAIPO, CENTRAL CHILE