Term Information

Accession
PO:0000282
Name
trichome
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
tricoma (Spanish, exact), 毛茸、糸状体、毛 (Japanese, exact), seta (related), setae (related), capilli (narrow), capillus (narrow), cilia (narrow), cilium (narrow), glochid (narrow), glochidia (narrow), glochidium (narrow), hair (narrow), lepides (narrow), lepis (narrow), non-secretory trichome (narrow), scale (narrow), squama (narrow), squamae (narrow), squamella (narrow), squamellae (narrow), squamule (narrow), barb trichome (broad), bristle (broad)
Alternate IDs
PO:0004510
Definition
A unicellular or multicellular plant structure (PO:0009011) that forms a non-sclerified outgrowth from the epidermis (PO:0005679). Source: PMID:19939948, POC:curators
Comment
This class is the union of unicellular trichome (PO:0025537) and multicellular trichome (PO:0025162). A trichome can vary in length and shape and may be branched or unbranched. It may be glandular or non-secretory.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of trichome (PO:0000282)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
trichome [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  epidermis (PO:0005679)
trichome [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  epidermal initial cell (PO:0000349)
trichome [is_a relation] is_a  plant structure (PO:0009011)
Children of trichome (PO:0000282)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
trichome development stage (PO:0025368) [BFO:0000057 relation] BFO:0000057  trichome
unicellular trichome (PO:0025537) [is_a relation] is_a  trichome
glandular trichome (PO:0004509) [is_a relation] is_a  trichome
seed trichome (PO:0004511) [is_a relation] is_a  trichome
shoot axis trichome (PO:0005003) [is_a relation] is_a  trichome
multicellular trichome (PO:0025162) [is_a relation] is_a  trichome
trichome apex (PO:0025550) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  trichome
phyllome trichome (PO:0025186) [is_a relation] is_a  trichome
PO_GIT
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