Term Information

Accession
PO:0025349
Name
awn
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
arista (Spanish, exact), arista (exact), 芒 (Japanese, exact), seta (related), setae (related), bristle (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A cardinal organ part that is a slender, more or less straight and stiff, fine-pointed, terminal or subterminal appendage of a glume, lemma, or palea. Source: FNA:glossary
Comment
Found in a spikelet of Poaceae. Sometimes the awn is a continuation of the bearing structure's central primary vein.
Subset
None
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Parents of awn (PO:0025349)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
awn [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet (PO:0009051)
awn [is_a relation] is_a  cardinal organ part (PO:0025001)
Children of awn (PO:0025349)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
lemma awn (PO:0006032) [is_a relation] is_a  awn
glume awn (PO:0025351) [is_a relation] is_a  awn
palea awn (PO:0025350) [is_a relation] is_a  awn
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