Term Information

Accession
PO:0009035
Name
nectary
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
nectario (Spanish, exact), 蜜腺 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of secretory tissue (PO:0005656) which is a multicellular glandular structure secreting a liquid containing organic substances, including sugars. Source: POC:Laurel_Cooper, ISBN:0471245208, Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal
Comment
None
Subset
reference
TraitNet
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Parents of nectary (PO:0009035)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
nectary [is_a relation] is_a  portion of secretory tissue (PO:0005656)
nectary [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  shoot system (PO:0009006)
Children of nectary (PO:0009035)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
extrafloral nectary (PO:0009057) [is_a relation] is_a  nectary
nectary parenchyma (PO:0000309) [is_a relation] is_a  nectary
flower nectary (PO:0009056) [is_a relation] is_a  nectary
nectary epidermis (PO:0000207) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  nectary
PO_GIT
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