Term Information

Accession
PO:0030119
Name
catkin inflorescence
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
ament (exact), catkin (exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
An inflorescence (PO:0009049), with a monopodial growth habit, which at anthesis is composed of indeterminate first order inflorescence axis (PO:0025104) and sessile (PATO:0001436), unisexual flowers (PO:0009046) that are each subtended by conspicuous (PATO:0000463) inflorescence bracts (PO:0009054). Source: NYBG:Brandon_Sinn, NYBG:Dario_Cavaliere
Comment
Examples include poplars (including Populus trichocarpa, Salicaceae) and birches (Betula spp., Betulaceae). Catkin inflorescences are often pendulate.
Subset
None
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catkin inflorescence [is_a relation] is_a  inflorescence (PO:0009049)

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