Term Information

Accession
PO:0009055
Name
bract
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
bráctea (Spanish, exact), 苞葉 (Japanese, exact), bracteole (related), bractlet (related), hypsophyll (related), scale (narrow)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A phyllome that subtends a reproductive structure. Source: POC:curators
Comment
Usually different from leaves. Often used to refer to a floral bract, but includes other kinds of bracts.
Subset
reference
TraitNet
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Parents of bract (PO:0009055)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
bract [is_a relation] is_a  phyllome (PO:0006001)
bract [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  bract primordium (PO:0025487)
Children of bract (PO:0009055)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
bract base (PO:0025155) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  bract
bract margin (PO:0025011) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  bract
perigonial bract (PO:0030028) [is_a relation] is_a  bract
flower bract (PO:0009034) [is_a relation] is_a  bract
perichaetal bract (PO:0030030) [is_a relation] is_a  bract
bract epidermis (PO:0025158) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  bract
inflorescence bract (PO:0009054) [is_a relation] is_a  bract
bract apex (PO:0025154) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  bract
FNA
8c618dea-f3dd-434f-bb13-23273ea6c143
9cce93dc-f233-440e-9163-97207fca71a4
8968da77-e6b0-4302-baf9-1c8cb72a8b06
PO_GIT
217