Term Information

Accession
PO:0020034
Name
coleorhiza
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
coleorriza (Spanish, exact), 根鞘 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A sheath-like plant organ (PO:0009008) that surrounds the radicle (PO:0020031) of a plant embryo (PO:0009009) or the emerging root (PO:0009005) of a seedling (PO:0000003). Source: PMID:19386806, PO_REF:00003, ISBN:0471244554
Comment
Found in Poaceae and some other monocots as well as some gymnosperms. Protects the emerging radicle in a plant embryo or seedling. The parenchyma cells of both the coleorhiza and epiblast may function in storage.
Subset
None
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Parents of coleorhiza (PO:0020034)
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coleorhiza [is_a relation] is_a  plant organ (PO:0009008)
Children of coleorhiza (PO:0020034)
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embryo coleorhiza (PO:0025288) [is_a relation] is_a  coleorhiza
epiblast (PO:0020036) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  coleorhiza
seedling coleorhiza (PO:0025289) [is_a relation] is_a  coleorhiza
PO_GIT
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