Term Information

Accession
PO:0009069
Name
anther theca
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
anther thecae (exact, plural), teca (Spanish, exact), 葯 (Japanese, exact), Poaceae theca (narrow), Zea theca (narrow)
Alternate IDs
PO:0006478, PO:0006453
Definition
A collective plant organ structure (PO:0025007) that is part of an anther (PO:0009066) and consists of a pair of sporangia (PO:0025094) that dehisce down a common slit. Source: APweb:Glossary
Comment
If you are annotating to this structure 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
Angiosperm
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Parents of anther theca (PO:0009069)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
anther theca [BFO:0000051 relation] BFO:0000051  pollen sac (PO:0025277)
anther theca [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  anther (PO:0009066)
anther theca [is_a relation] is_a  collective plant organ structure (PO:0025007)

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