Term Information

Accession
PO:0004001
Name
bulliform cell
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
célula bulliforme (Spanish, exact), 泡状細胞 (Japanese, exact), motor cell (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
An enlarged more or less thin-walled leaf pavement cell, present, with other similar cells, in longitudinal rows in leaves of monocots. Source: ISBN:0471245208
Comment
Also called motor cell because of its presumed participation in the mechanism of rolling and unrolling of leaves. If you are annotating to this term, please add an additional annotation to vascular leaf (PO:0009025) or non-vascular leaf (PO:0025075), depending on the species. All annotations for angiosperms, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes should go to vascular leaf and all annotations for bryophytes should go to non-vascular leaf.
Subset
CL
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Parents of bulliform cell (PO:0004001)
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bulliform cell [is_a relation] is_a  leaf pavement cell (PO:0025212)
bulliform cell [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  vascular leaf (PO:0009025)

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