Term Information

Accession
PO:0005417
Name
phloem
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
floema (Spanish, exact), portion of phloem tissue (exact), 師部、師管 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of vascular tissue (PO:0009015) that has as parts sieve elements (PO:0025406). Source: POC:curators, ISBN:0471245208
Comment
Functions in the conduction of organic substances in vascular plants.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of phloem (PO:0005417)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
phloem [is_a relation] is_a  portion of vascular tissue (PO:0009015)
Children of phloem (PO:0005417)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
sieve element (PO:0025406) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  phloem
phloem development stage (PO:0025426) [RO:0000057 relation] RO:0000057  phloem
companion cell (PO:0000071) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  phloem
secondary phloem (PO:0005043) [is_a relation] is_a  phloem
primary phloem (PO:0006075) [is_a relation] is_a  phloem
phloem fiber cell (PO:0004519) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  phloem
sieve tube (PO:0025416) [is_a relation] is_a  phloem
albuminous cell (PO:0025412) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  phloem
PO_GIT
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