Term Information

Accession
PO:0020048
Name
microspore
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
microspora (Spanish, exact), 小胞子 (Japanese, exact), Poaceae microspore (narrow), Zea microspore (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006452, PO:0006480
Definition
The smaller, in general, of the two kinds of spores produced after meiosis in the life cycle of a heterosporous plant, and on germination giving rise to the male gametophyte. Source: APweb:Glossary
Comment
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), tassel floret (PO:0006310), lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006313), lower floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006315), upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006314), upper floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006316).
Subset
CL
reference
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microspore [is_a relation] is_a  plant spore (PO:0025017)

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