Term Information

Accession
PO:0000229
Name
flower meristem
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
floral meristem (exact), mersitema floral (Spanish, exact), 花芽分裂組織 (Japanese, exact), floral apical meristem (related), Poaceae floret meristem (narrow), ear floret meristem (narrow), floret meristem (narrow), tassel floret meristem (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006374, PO:0006373, PO:0006329, PO:0025091
Definition
A portion of reproductive shoot apical meristem tissue (PO:0008028) that gives rise to the floral organs (PO:0025395). Source: POC:curators, Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal
Comment
In Zea mays and other grasses, the floret meristem is part of a spikelet and develops into a specific type of floret. If you are annotating to this structure for Zea mays or other grasses, please also add an annotation to the spikelet type that the meristem is part of. Choose the most specific term possible from: spikelet (PO:0009051), ear spikelet (PO:0006320), ear pedicellate spikelet (PO:0006348), ear sessile spikelet (PO:0006349), tassel spikelet (PO:0006309), tassel pedicellate spikelet (PO:0006312), tassel sessile spikelet (PO:0006311).
Subset
None
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Parents of flower meristem (PO:0000229)
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flower meristem [is_a relation] is_a  reproductive shoot apical meristem (PO:0008028)
Children of flower meristem (PO:0000229)
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carpel anlagen (PO:0006005) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  flower meristem
flower (PO:0009046) [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  flower meristem
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