Term Information

Accession
PO:0009051
Name
spikelet
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
espiguilla (Spanish, exact), 小穂 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A reproductive shoot system (PO:0025082) that is the ultimate and congested inflorescence branch (PO:0009081) of the grasses. Source: APweb:Glossary
Comment
It consists of one to many closely-packed flowers and associated glumes etc.
Subset
Poaceae
reference
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Parents of spikelet (PO:0009051)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
spikelet [is_a relation] is_a  reproductive shoot system (PO:0025082)
spikelet [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  inflorescence (PO:0009049)
Children of spikelet (PO:0009051)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
spikelet meristem (PO:0006327) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet
awn (PO:0025349) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet
ear spikelet (PO:0006320) [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet
spikelet floret (PO:0009082) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet
spikelet rachilla (PO:0009080) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet
tassel spikelet (PO:0006309) [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet
glume (PO:0009039) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet
spikelet pedicel (PO:0006319) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet
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