the quality or state of being different or diverse; the absence of uniformity, sameness, or monotony.
it's the variety that makes my job so enjoyable
a taxonomic category that ranks below subspecies (where present) or species, its members differing from others of the same subspecies or species in minor but permanent or heritable characteristics. Varieties are more often recognized in botany, in which they are designated in the style Apium graveolens variety dulce.
Viola is represented by 25 species, two additional subspecies, and five varieties .