Term Information

Accession
PO:0020147
Name
root apical meristem
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
RAM (exact), meristema apical de la raíz (Spanish, exact), 根端分裂組織 (Japanese, exact), promeristem (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A root meristem (PO:0006085) located at the root tip (PO:0000025), behind the root cap (PO:0020123). Source: UMSL_curator:fz, POC:Laurel_Cooper, Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal
Comment
In most cases, it is involved in root elongation.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of root apical meristem (PO:0020147)
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root apical meristem [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  root (PO:0009005)
root apical meristem [is_a relation] is_a  apical meristem (PO:0020144)
root apical meristem [is_a relation] is_a  root meristem (PO:0006085)
Children of root apical meristem (PO:0020147)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
shoot-borne root apical meristem (PO:0006021) [is_a relation] is_a  root apical meristem
root procambium (PO:0006307) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  root apical meristem
primary root apical meristem (PO:0006081) [is_a relation] is_a  root apical meristem
lateral root apical meristem (PO:0006020) [is_a relation] is_a  root apical meristem
quiescent center (PO:0020149) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  root apical meristem
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