Term Information

Accession
PO:0020021
Name
integument
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
integumento (Spanish, exact), portion of integument tissue (exact), 珠皮 (Japanese, exact), Poaceae integument (narrow), Zea integument (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006465, PO:0006507
Definition
A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) that usually covers a plant ovule (PO:0020003), enveloping a nucellus (PO:0020020) and forming a micropyle (PO:0020025) at the apex. Source: APweb:Glossary
Comment
If you are annotating to this structure for an angiosperm, please add an additional annotation to plant ovary ovule (PO:0025490). If you are annotating to this structure for an gymnosperm, please add an additional annotation to ovuliferous scale ovule (PO:0025491). If you are annotating to this structure for Zea mays or other grasses, please also add an annotation to the corresponding floret type. Choose the most specific term possible from: spikelet floret (PO:0009082), ear floret (PO:0006354), upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of ear (PO:0006350), upper floret of sessile spikelet of ear (PO:0006352).
Subset
reference
TraitNet
Feedback
Contact the Planteome feedback if you find mistakes or have concerns about the data you find here.
Comments, changes to terms, or requests for new ontology terms can be made at PO issue tracker on GitHub.

Filter results

Loading...
pending...
Parents of integument (PO:0020021)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
integument [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)
integument [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  plant ovule (PO:0020003)
Children of integument (PO:0020021)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
inner integument (PO:0020022) [is_a relation] is_a  integument
plant ovule micropyle (PO:0020025) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  integument
integument epidermis (PO:0006043) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  integument
outer integument (PO:0020023) [is_a relation] is_a  integument
PO_GIT
149