Term Information

Accession
PO:0004513
Name
sapwood
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
albura (Spanish, exact), 液材、辺材 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of secondary xylem (PO:0005848) that has as parts living secondary xylem parenchyma cells (PO:0004525). Source: POC:curators, ISBN:0471245208
Comment
Sapwood contains reserve materials and may function in the conduction of water and minerals (xylem sap (PO:0025539)). It is generally lighter colored than the heartwood (PO:0004512) and is located between the heartwood and the vascular cambium (PO:0005598) of a shoot axis (PO:0025029) or root (PO:0009005). Sapwood forms during a secondary xylem development stage (PO:0025427).
Subset
TraitNet
Feedback
Contact the Planteome feedback if you find mistakes or have concerns about the data you find here.
Comments, changes to terms, or requests for new ontology terms can be made at PO issue tracker on GitHub.

Filter results

Loading...
pending...
Parents of sapwood (PO:0004513)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
sapwood [is_a relation] is_a  secondary xylem (PO:0005848)
sapwood [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  plant axis (PO:0025004)

This term has no children.

None.