Term Information

Accession
PO:0003023
Name
root nodule
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
nódulo de la raíz (Spanish, exact), 根粒 (Japanese, exact), nodule (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A cardinal organ part (PO:0025001) that is an outgrowth of a root (PO:0009005) and is inhabited by nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Source: POC:Ramona_Walls
Comment
Root nodules are a symbiosis between a plant (often, but not exclusively, of the Fabaceae) and bacteria of the genus Rhizobium, Bradyrhizobium, or Azorhizobium.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of root nodule (PO:0003023)
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root nodule [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  root (PO:0009005)
root nodule [is_a relation] is_a  cardinal organ part (PO:0025001)
root nodule [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  root nodule meristem (PO:0025194)
Children of root nodule (PO:0003023)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
adventitious root nodule (PO:0000040) [is_a relation] is_a  root nodule
determinate nodule (PO:0004539) [is_a relation] is_a  root nodule
indeterminate nodule (PO:0004538) [is_a relation] is_a  root nodule
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