Term Information

Accession
PO:0005046
Name
periderm
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
peridermis (Spanish, exact), portion of periderm tissue (exact), portion of peridermal tissue (exact), 周皮 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A peripheral portion of ground tissue (PO:0025059) in a plant axis (PO:0025004) that is composed of cork cambium (phellogen; PO:0005599), phellem (PO:0004003), and phelloderm (PO:0005050). Source: POC:curators, ISBN:0471245208
Comment
After secondary growth, the periderm may replace the epidermis in stems and roots, rarely in other organs. In some cases, the epidermis is retained after periderm development. Periderm is derived from lateral meristem and may contain secondary phloem.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of periderm (PO:0005046)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
periderm [is_a relation] is_a  portion of ground tissue (PO:0025059)
periderm [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  plant axis (PO:0025004)
Children of periderm (PO:0005046)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
shoot axis periderm (PO:0005048) [is_a relation] is_a  periderm
phellem (PO:0004003) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  periderm
lenticel (PO:0000031) [is_a relation] is_a  periderm
phelloderm (PO:0005050) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  periderm
cork cambium (PO:0005599) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  periderm
root periderm (PO:0005047) [is_a relation] is_a  periderm
PO_GIT
110