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Chimera
also called "chimaeras"

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  1. Chimeras in botany are usually single organisms composed of two genetically different types of tissue

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  2. They occur in plants, on the same general basis as with animal chimeras

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  3. a single plant organism with genetically distinct cells from two different zygotes or from a mixed-species callus

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  4. However, unlike animal chimeras, both types of tissues may have originated from the same zygote, and the difference is often due to mutation during ordinary cell division

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  5. The best-known plant chimeras are those cultivated for their variegation

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