Term Information

Accession
PO:0009039
Name
glume
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
gluma (Spanish, exact), 苞頴 (Japanese, exact), rudimentary glume (related)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006026
Definition
One of a pair of inflorescence bracts that is part of a spikelet and subtends the two florets. Source: POC:Ramona_Walls
Comment
Found in Poaceae and Cyperaceae. Glumes subtend the pair of florets while a lemma or palea subtend the individual florets.
Subset
reference
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Parents of glume (PO:0009039)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
glume [is_a relation] is_a  inflorescence bract (PO:0009054)
glume [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  spikelet (PO:0009051)
Children of glume (PO:0009039)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
upper glume (PO:0006004) [is_a relation] is_a  glume
glume awn (PO:0025351) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  glume
glume of tassel spikelet (PO:0006368) [is_a relation] is_a  glume
lower glume (PO:0006002) [is_a relation] is_a  glume
glume of ear spikelet (PO:0006367) [is_a relation] is_a  glume
PO_GIT
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