Term Information

Accession
PO:0025388
Name
epicuticular wax
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
cera epicuticular (Spanish, exact), エピクチクラワックス (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of cuticular wax (PO:0025386) that forms crystalloids or a smooth film on the exterior of a plant cuticle (PO:0000022). Source: PO_REF:00010, POC:Laurel_Cooper, PMID:12467640
Comment
Epicuticular waxes may take a variety of forms, such as plates, ribbons, tubes, and rods.
Subset
None
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Parents of epicuticular wax (PO:0025388)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
epicuticular wax [is_a relation] is_a  cuticular wax (PO:0025386)
epicuticular wax [RO:0002220 relation] RO:0002220  plant cuticle proper (PO:0025387)
epicuticular wax [is_a relation] is_a  independent continuant (BFO:0000004)

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