Term Information

Accession
PO:0004518
Name
bark
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
corteza (Spanish, exact), portion of bark tissue (exact), 樹皮 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) outside the vascular cambium (PO:0005598) or the xylem (PO:0005352); in older trees may be divided into dead outer bark and living inner bark, which consists of secondary phloem (PO:0005043). Source: ISBN:0471245208, POC:curators
Comment
None
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of bark (PO:0004518)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
bark [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)
bark [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  secondary phloem (PO:0005043)
Children of bark (PO:0004518)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
shoot axis periderm (PO:0005048) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  bark
None.