Term Information

Accession
PO:0020104
Name
leaf sheath
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
vaina de la hoja (Spanish, exact), 葉鞘 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A cardinal organ part (PO:0025001) that is the lower part of a vascular leaf (PO:0009025), and which more or less encases the stem (PO:0009047). Source: PO:laurel_cooper, Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal
Comment
A leaf sheath is usually tubular shaped, and is found in the Poaceae family and other monocots.
Subset
None
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Parents of leaf sheath (PO:0020104)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
leaf sheath [is_a relation] is_a  cardinal organ part (PO:0025001)
leaf sheath [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  vascular leaf (PO:0009025)
Children of leaf sheath (PO:0020104)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
leaf sheath pulvinus (PO:0008017) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  leaf sheath
leaf sheath auricle (PO:0020106) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  leaf sheath
leaf sheath margin (PO:0025619) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  leaf sheath
leaf sheath epidermis (PO:0025249) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  leaf sheath
PO_GIT
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