Term Information

Accession
PO:0030051
Name
central strand
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
conducting cylinder (exact), conducting strand (exact), hebra (hilo) central (Spanish, exact), 中心束 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) that is an axial strand in the center of a gametophore axis (PO:0030020) or seta (PO:0030032) and has as part a hydrome (PO:0030047) or a leptome (PO:0030048). Source: ISBN:0962073342, ISBN:0029496608
Comment
Often contains both hydrome and leptome. Found in bryophytes. The term central strand is sometimes used to describe a protostele in vascular plants, but this ontology class should only be used for non-vascular plants. Analogous to a vein or vascular bundle in vascular plants.
Subset
Bryophytes
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Parents of central strand (PO:0030051)
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central strand [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)

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