Term Information

Accession
PO:0005772
Name
exodermis
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
exodermis (Spanish, exact), 外皮 (Japanese, exact), root hypodermis (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
The sub-epidermal layer or layers of cells of the root similar in structure and cytochemical characteristics of the endodermis, the outermost layer or layers of cells of the cortex. Source: Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal, ISBN:0080374913
Comment
The cell walls are thickened and contain suberin. Absent in pteridophytes, fibrous in Phoenix and accompanied by sclerenchyma in Ananas.
Subset
None
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 exodermis (PO:0005772)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
exodermis [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  root cortex (PO:0000258)
exodermis [is_a relation] is_a  hypodermis (PO:0005051)
Children of exodermis (PO:0005772)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
exodermal passage cell (PO:0006207) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  exodermis
None.