Term Information

Accession
PO:0020108
Name
suspensor
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
suspensor (Spanish, exact), 胚柄 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
An embryonic plant structure at the base of a plant embryo that develops from an embryonic basal cell and connects an embryo proper to the wall of a megagametophyte. Source: PMID:12271036
Comment
The suspensor often allows the embryo to penetrate deep into the endosperm. Across plant species, suspensors are morphologically diverse and may be single- or multicellular, undifferentiated or highly differentiated, and variously shaped.
Subset
None
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Parents of suspensor (PO:0020108)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
suspensor [is_a relation] is_a  embryo plant structure (PO:0025099)
suspensor [is_a relation] is_a  independent continuant (BFO:0000004)
suspensor [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  embryo basal cell (PO:0002002)
Children of suspensor (PO:0020108)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
embryo hypophysis (PO:0020109) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  suspensor
PO_GIT
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