Term Information

Accession
PO:0005647
Name
spongy mesophyll
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
mesófilo esponjoso (Spanish, exact), 海綿状葉肉 (Japanese, exact), spongy parenchyma (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Leaf mesophyll parenchyma characterized by little elongated cells, that are not closely packed and have conspicuous intercellular spaces. Source: ISBN:0080374913, Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal
Comment
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
TraitNet
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Parents of spongy mesophyll (PO:0005647)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
spongy mesophyll [is_a relation] is_a  mesophyll (PO:0006070)
spongy mesophyll [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  leaf mesophyll (PO:0005645)
spongy mesophyll [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  vascular leaf (PO:0009025)
Children of spongy mesophyll (PO:0005647)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
spongy mesophyll intercellular space (PO:0025381) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spongy mesophyll
spongy mesophyll cell (PO:0006205) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spongy mesophyll
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