Term Information

Accession
PO:0009036
Name
lodicule
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
lodículo (Spanish, exact), lodiculus (exact), squamella (exact), squamellae (exact, plural), squamule (exact), 鱗被 (Japanese, exact), lodicule of ear floret (narrow), lodicule of tassel floret (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006382, PO:0006381
Definition
A phyllome that is part of a grass floret and is one of two or three tiny scales or flaps of tissue outside the stamens. Source: POC:curators
Comment
May represent a reduced floral structure. If you are annotating to this structure for Zea mays, please also add an annotation to the corresponding floret type, if known. Choose the most specific term possible from: ear floret (PO:0006354), lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of ear (PO:0006353), lower floret of sessile spikelet of ear (PO:0006351), upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of ear (PO:0006350), upper floret of sessile spikelet of ear (PO:0006352), tassel floret (PO:0006310), lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006313), lower floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006315), upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006314), upper floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006316).
Subset
reference
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Parents of lodicule (PO:0009036)
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lodicule [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  lodicule primordium (PO:0008040)
lodicule [is_a relation] is_a  floral organ (PO:0025395)
lodicule [is_a relation] is_a  phyllome (PO:0006001)
lodicule [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet floret (PO:0009082)

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