Term Information

Accession
PO:0006320
Name
ear spikelet
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
oreja de la espiguilla (Spanish, exact), 雌穂(花)小穂 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A spikelet (PO:0009051) that is part of the ear inflorescence (PO:0020136) and bears a single ear floret (PO:0006354) at maturity. Source: PMID:12015291, POC:Laurel_Cooper, Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal
Comment
The ear spikelet forms with two ear florets (PO:0006354), but the lower one aborts during development.
Subset
Maize
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Parents of ear spikelet (PO:0006320)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ear spikelet [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet (PO:0009051)
ear spikelet [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  ear inflorescence (PO:0020136)
Children of ear spikelet (PO:0006320)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
glume of ear spikelet (PO:0006367) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  ear spikelet
ear floret (PO:0006354) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  ear spikelet
ear pedicellate spikelet (PO:0006348) [is_a relation] is_a  ear spikelet
ear sessile spikelet (PO:0006349) [is_a relation] is_a  ear spikelet
ear spikelet rachilla (PO:0006380) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  ear spikelet
PO_GIT
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