Term Information

Accession
PO:0030129
Name
umbel inflorescence
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
umbel (exact)
Alternate IDs
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Definition
An inflorescence (PO:0009049), with a monopodial growth habit, which at anthesis is composed of pedicellate (PATO:0001438) flowers (PO:0009046) on a first order inflorescence axis (PO:0025104) with compressed inflorescence axis internodes (PO:0006326). Source: NYBG:Brandon_Sinn, NYBG:Dario_Cavaliere
Comment
The flowers (PO:0009046) of an umbel inflorescence appear as clusters originating from a single point, due to compression of the inflorescence axis internodes (PO:0006326) of the first order inflorescence axis (PO:0025104). Umbel inflorescences are characteristic of the the Ivy family (Apiaceae or Umbelliferae), including english ivy (Hedera helix) and ginseng (Panax ginseng), as well as the Onion family (Alliaceae).
Subset
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umbel inflorescence [is_a relation] is_a  inflorescence (PO:0009049)

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