- a hybrid plant that is produced by grafting and that exhibits characters of both the stock and the scion.
Origin of graft hybrid
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for graft hybrid
Rosa devoniensis, graft-hybrid produced by, on the white Banksian rose, i. 396.
Supposing any of these influences to have been exerted, the resulting product would deserve to be called a graft-hybrid.
But a change of this kind cannot be considered to be of the nature of a graft-hybrid.
- a plant produced by grafting a scion and stock from dissimilar plants such that cells of both stock and scion are mixed in the visible parts, giving an intermediate appearance in at least some parts; chimera
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