Term Information

Accession
PO:0030100
Name
legume fruit
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
hülse (exact, German), legumbre (exact, Spanish), legume (exact), dehiscent fruit (broad), pod (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A fruit (PO:0009001) which develops from a carpel (PO:0009030) and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp (PO:0009085), dry mesocarp (PO:0009087), and dry endocarp (PO:0009086) that dehisce along two fruit valves (PO:0000033). Source: NYBG:Brandon_Sinn, POC:Laurel_Cooper, NYBG:Dario_Cavaliere
Comment
Legume fruit (PO:0030100) is characteristic of the plant family Fabaceae. Examples: pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), chickpea (Cicer arietinum), peanut (Arachis hypogaea), soybean (Glycine max), and lentil (Lens culinaris subsp. culinaris).
Subset
None
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Parents of legume fruit (PO:0030100)
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legume fruit [is_a relation] is_a  fruit (PO:0009001)
Children of legume fruit (PO:0030100)
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loment fruit (PO:0030101) [is_a relation] is_a  legume fruit
PO_GIT
645