Term Information

Accession
PO:0009084
Name
pericarp
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
pericarpo (Spanish, exact), portion of pericarp tissue (exact), 果皮 (Japanese, exact), fruit peel (related), fruit rind (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) that is the outer layer (wall) of a fruit (PO:0009001), and develops from a plant ovary (PO:0009072) or a carpel (PO:0009030) wall. Source: Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal, TAIR_curator:Leonore_Reiser, APweb:Glossary
Comment
Pericarp comprises endocarp (PO:0009086), mesocarp (PO:0009087), and exocarp (PO:0009085) layers, each of which can be fleshy or dry. If you are annotating to this term, please add an additional annotation to the specific type of fruit (PO:0009001), such as achene fruit (PO:0030107), berry fruit (PO:0030108), capsule fruit (PO:0030091), caryopsis fruit (PO:0030104), drupe fruit (PO:0030103), follicle fruit (PO:0030105), legume fruit (PO:0030100), nut fruit (PO:0030102), samara fruit (PO:0030099), schizocarp fruit (PO:0030098), silique fruit (PO:0030106), or their subclasses, depending on the species.
Subset
Poaceae
Maize
Arabidopsis
Tomato
Citrus
Rice
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Parents of pericarp (PO:0009084)
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pericarp [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)
pericarp [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  fruit (PO:0009001)
Children of pericarp (PO:0009084)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
endocarp (PO:0009086) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  pericarp
mesocarp (PO:0009087) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  pericarp
exocarp (PO:0009085) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  pericarp
pericarp vascular bundle (PO:0025203) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  pericarp
silk scar (PO:0002004) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  pericarp
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