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cultigen

[kuhl-tuh-juh n, -jen] /ˈkʌl tə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun
1.
a cultivated plant of unknown or obscure taxonomic origin.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; culti(vated) + -gen
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cultigen

/ˈkʌltɪdʒən/
noun
1.
a species of plant that is known only as a cultivated form and did not originate from a wild type
Word Origin
C20: from culti(vated) + -gen
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cultigen
  (kŭl'tə-jən)   
An organism, especially a cultivated plant, such as the banana, not known to have a wild or uncultivated counterpart.
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