cultivar, hybrid, variety, plant variety

cultivar: a plant that has been bred for particular characteristics

hybrid: a plant that has been derived by cross-breeding of 2 plants of different species

variety: an international taxonomic rank below species for algae, fungi and plants

plant variety: a legal term for a cultivated plant that provides its breeder with some legal protection (so-called plant breeders’ rights). This term should not be confused with the international taxonomic rank of variety

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