Term Information

Accession
PO:0009066
Name
anther
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
antera (Spanish, exact), 半葯,花粉のう (Japanese, exact), Poaceae anther (narrow), Zea anther (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006442, PO:0006473
Definition
A collective plant organ structure (PO:0025007) that is the pollen-bearing part of a stamen (PO:0009029). Source: APweb:Glossary
Comment
Generally consists of four pollen sacs (microsporangia) in two anther thecas. If you are annotating to anther or one of its parts for Zea mays or other grasses, please also add an annotation to the corresponding floret type. Choose the most specific term possible from: spikelet floret (PO:0009082), tassel floret (PO:0006310), lower floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006313), lower floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006315), upper floret of pedicellate spikelet of tassel (PO:0006314), upper floret of sessile spikelet of tassel (PO:0006316).
Subset
reference
TraitNet
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Parents of anther (PO:0009066)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
anther [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  stamen (PO:0009029)
anther [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  anther primordium (PO:0006089)
anther [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  pollen sac (PO:0025277)
anther [is_a relation] is_a  collective plant organ structure (PO:0025007)
Children of anther (PO:0009066)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
anther length (TO:0000531) [RO:0000052 relation] RO:0000052  anther
anther wall (PO:0000002) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
connective (PO:0009068) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
anther shape (TO:0000214) [RO:0000052 relation] RO:0000052  anther
anther dehiscence zone (PO:0005011) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
anther color (TO:0000187) [RO:0000052 relation] RO:0000052  anther
anther locule (PO:0025264) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
anther number (TO:0000210) [RO:0000052 relation] RO:0000052  anther
anther theca (PO:0009069) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
anther vascular system (PO:0008013) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
anther pore (PO:0025118) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther
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