true dwarf


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Synonyms for true dwarf

an achondroplastic dwarf whose small size is the result of a genetic defect

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Redskin is a true dwarf bell-shaped pepper, producing medium sized fruits that mature to deep red.
Micro-Tom, originally developed at the University of Florida, is a true dwarf tomato and can be rapidly propagated at high density, thus making the generation of the botanical library extremely efficient.
Although this implies the plant is small, the term is often used for forms that are simply smaller than others of the same species and may not be true dwarfs at all.