Term Information

Accession
PO:0009089
Name
endosperm
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
albumen (exact), endosperma (Spanish, exact), 内胚乳、胚乳 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) which is a maximal portion of nutritive plant tissue in a seed (PO:0009010). Source: Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal, APweb:Glossary
Comment
In angiosperms the endosperm is usually triploid and formed after fertilization by the fusion of one gamete with the polar nucleus (GO:0043078); sometimes diploid or polyploid.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of endosperm (PO:0009089)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
endosperm [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)
endosperm [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  seed (PO:0009010)
Children of endosperm (PO:0009089)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
micropylar endosperm (PO:0000200) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
chalazal cyst (PO:0000201) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
central endosperm (PO:0006220) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
primary endosperm cell (PO:0000038) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
free nuclear endosperm (PO:0000198) [is_a relation] is_a  endosperm
basal endosperm transfer layer (PO:0025196) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
cellular endosperm (PO:0000199) [is_a relation] is_a  endosperm
aleurone layer (PO:0005360) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
helobial endosperm (PO:0006017) [is_a relation] is_a  endosperm
endosperm parenchyma (PO:0005415) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  endosperm
PO_GIT
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