Term Information

Accession
PO:0009042
Name
prophyll
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
profilo (Spanish, exact), prophylla (exact, plural), prophylls (exact, plural), prophyllum (exact), 前葉、前出葉 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A phyllome that is the first organ or one of the first two organs formed at the base of an axillary shoot, often smaller and/or in a distinctively different position from leaves formed subsequently. Source: POC:curators
Comment
A prophyll is not classified as a vascular leaf, because it may not have a fully developed vascular system.
Subset
reference
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Parents of prophyll (PO:0009042)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
prophyll [is_a relation] is_a  phyllome (PO:0006001)
Children of prophyll (PO:0009042)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
bracteole (PO:0009043) [is_a relation] is_a  prophyll
prophyll tendril (PO:0025367) [is_a relation] is_a  prophyll
perigynium (PO:0009044) [is_a relation] is_a  prophyll
prophyll margin (PO:0025013) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  prophyll
PO_GIT
273