Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of bigener in English:
A hybrid produced by crossing plants of two different genera.
- In assembling and propagating such bigeners they would ensure their survival, not just as genetical freaks but in many cases as vigorous novelties of no small horticultural potential.
- In these bigeners the result generally resembled the female parent almost entirely.
- Mr. Wilks exhibited a plant named Chionoscilla, which was considered to be undoubtedly a bigener between Chionodoxa and Scilla bifolia.
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