Term Information

Accession
PO:0009090
Name
aril
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
arilo (Spanish, exact), 仮種皮 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
An arilloid that is an outgrowth of a seed from a seed funicle. Source: ISBN:9780881928501
Comment
Usually envelopes most of the seed and is fleshy. If the ovule is pressed against the funicle to form a raphe, it may appear that the aril is growing from the raphe.
Subset
reference
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Parents of aril (PO:0009090)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
aril [is_a relation] is_a  arilloid (PO:0019022)
aril [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  funicle (PO:0020006)
aril [is_a relation] is_a  independent continuant (BFO:0000004)

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