Term Information

Accession
PO:0025298
Name
fruit operculum
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
fruit lid (exact), fruit opercula (exact, plural), opérculo del fruto (Spanish, exact), 果蓋 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
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Definition
A collective organ part structure that is the apical part of a circumsessile capsular fruit that separates from the rest of the capsule during dehiscence. Source: POC:curators
Comment
Develops from the apical portion of a gynoecium, and is commonly found as part of the fruit of species of Myrtaceae, such as Eucalyptus spp. If you are annotating to this term, please add an additional annotation to the specific type of fruit (PO:0009001), such as achene fruit (PO:0030107), berry fruit (PO:0030108), capsule fruit (PO:0030091), caryopsis fruit (PO:0030104), drupe fruit (PO:0030103), follicle fruit (PO:0030105), legume fruit (PO:0030100), nut fruit (PO:0030102), samara fruit (PO:0030099), schizocarp fruit (PO:0030098), silique fruit (PO:0030106), or their subclasses, depending on the species.
Subset
None
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Parents of fruit operculum (PO:0025298)
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fruit operculum [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  fruit (PO:0009001)
fruit operculum [is_a relation] is_a  collective organ part structure (PO:0025269)

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