Term Information

Accession
PO:0006354
Name
ear floret
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
florete de la espiga (Spanish, exact), 雌穂小花 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A small, pistillate flower (PO:0025599) that is part of a ear spikelet (PO:0006320). Source: PMID:12015291, POC:Laurel_Cooper, POC:Ramona_Walls
Comment
The ear floret (PO:0006354) initiates both carpels (PO:0009030) and stamens (PO:0009029), but all stamens abort during development. Found in Zea spp.
Subset
Maize
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Parents of ear floret (PO:0006354)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ear floret [is_a relation] is_a  pistillate flower (PO:0025599)
ear floret [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  ear spikelet (PO:0006320)
ear floret [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet floret (PO:0009082)
Children of ear floret (PO:0006354)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
lower floret of sessile spikelet of ear (PO:0006351) [is_a relation] is_a  ear floret
lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of ear (PO:0006353) [is_a relation] is_a  ear floret
upper floret of sessile spikelet of ear (PO:0006352) [is_a relation] is_a  ear floret
upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of ear (PO:0006350) [is_a relation] is_a  ear floret
PO_GIT
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