Term Information

Accession
PO:0009059
Name
corolla
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
corola (Spanish, exact), corollae (exact, plural), corollas (exact, plural), 花冠 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A collective phyllome structure (PO:0025023) that is composed of one or more petals (PO:0009032), comprising the inner whorl of non-reproductive floral organs (PO:0025395) and surrounds the androecium (PO:0009061) and the gynoecium (PO:0009062). Source: POC:Laurel_Cooper, POC:curators
Comment
The corolla (PO:0009059) is part of the perianth (PO:0009058). This definition is based on the complete flower, which has all four whorls. In many species, and in mutants one or more of the whorls may be missing. The corolla (PO:0009059) often functions to attract pollinators.
Subset
reference
TraitNet
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Parents of corolla (PO:0009059)
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corolla [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  perianth (PO:0009058)
corolla [is_a relation] is_a  collective phyllome structure (PO:0025023)
Children of corolla (PO:0009059)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
corolla spur (PO:0025512) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  corolla
petal (PO:0009032) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  corolla
keel (PO:0025327) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  corolla
fused corolla (PO:0025581) [is_a relation] is_a  corolla
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