Bud-sport



a sport resulting from a bud mutation or bud variation.
Historical Examples

Darwin and Modern Science A.C. Seward and Others
Manual of American Grape-Growing U. P. Hedrick

noun
(horticulture) a shoot, inflorescence, etc, that differs from another such structure on a plant and is caused by a somatic mutation; the differences can be retained by vegetative propagation

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