Term Information

Accession
PO:0025073
Name
branch
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
ramificación (Spanish, exact), shoot axis branch (exact), 枝 (Japanese, exact), branchlet (narrow), higher order axis (narrow), secondary axis (narrow), tertiary axis (narrow), twig (narrow)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A shoot axis (PO:00025029) that develops from an axillary bud meristem (PO:0000232) or from equal divisions of a meristematic apical cell (PO:0030007). Source: POC:curators
Comment
In vascular plants, branches arise from an axillary bud meristem (PO:0000232) and from divisions of the meristematic apical cell (PO:0030007) in non-vascular plants.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of branch (PO:0025073)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
branch [is_a relation] is_a  shoot axis (PO:0025029)
Children of branch (PO:0025073)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
stolon (PO:0003024) [is_a relation] is_a  branch
branch epidermis (PO:0025179) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  branch
shoot axis tuber (PO:0004543) [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  branch
gametophore branch (PO:0030021) [is_a relation] is_a  branch
branch position (TO:1000008) [RO:0000052 relation] RO:0000052  branch
branch tendril (PO:0025364) [is_a relation] is_a  branch
branch stele (PO:0025199) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  branch
thorn (PO:0025172) [is_a relation] is_a  branch
branch node (PO:0025024) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  branch
branch apex (PO:0028004) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  branch
branch internode (PO:0025080) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  branch
PO_GIT
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