Term Information

Accession
PO:0009082
Name
spikelet floret
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
florete de la espiguilla (Spanish, exact), 小穂小花 (Japanese, exact), spikelet flower (related), Poaceae floret (narrow), grass floret (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006318, PO:0025090
Definition
A small flower (PO:0009046) that is part of a spikelet (PO:0009051). Source: PMID:20197291, POC:curators
Comment
A spikelet floret (PO:0009082) is enclosed by one or both the flower bracts (PO:0009034); lemma (PO:0009037) and palea (PO:0009038) and also includes a lodicule (PO:0009036). To describe a floret of the Asteraceae, use ray flower (PO:0025331) or disk flower (PO:0025332). Found in Poaceae, Cyperaceae and other Poales.
Subset
reference
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Parents of spikelet floret (PO:0009082)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
spikelet floret [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet (PO:0009051)
spikelet floret [is_a relation] is_a  flower (PO:0009046)
Children of spikelet floret (PO:0009082)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
lemma (PO:0009037) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet floret
ear floret (PO:0006354) [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet floret
palea (PO:0009038) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet floret
tassel floret (PO:0006310) [is_a relation] is_a  spikelet floret
lodicule (PO:0009036) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet floret
PO_GIT
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