Term Information

Accession
PO:0009047
Name
stem
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
caña (Spanish, exact), culm (exact), eje primario (Spanish, exact), primary axis (exact), primary stem (exact), tallo (Spanish, exact), tronco (Spanish, exact), 茎 (Japanese, exact), bole (narrow), cane (narrow), caudex (narrow), caudices (narrow), core (narrow), primocane (narrow), scape (narrow), stalk (narrow), trunk (narrow)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A shoot axis (PO:0025029) that is the primary axis of a plant. Source: POC:curators
Comment
A stem often bears leaves and buds. It is usually above ground, and is more or less negatively geotropic.
Subset
reference
TraitNet
Feedback
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Parents of stem (PO:0009047)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
stem [is_a relation] is_a  shoot axis (PO:0025029)
Children of stem (PO:0009047)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
stem aerenchyma (PO:0006214) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
gametophore stem (PO:0030022) [is_a relation] is_a  stem
stem internode (PO:0020142) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
stem cortex (PO:0025612) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
stem node (PO:0020141) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
primary thickening meristem (PO:0005039) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
stem stele (PO:0025200) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
stem base (PO:0008039) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
stem epidermis (PO:0025178) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
stem secondary thickening meristem (PO:0025442) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stem
FNA
201dbd71-51cd-4138-8f61-3c3fdd55d02d
cea24c10-d5ff-435f-aa40-db77dcbd27f0
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3c0e37e8-e363-4962-847e-5f9f2906d0f8
58fb080c-dd6b-4172-b564-737091c72980
PO_GIT
52
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