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endosperm

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A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) which is a maximal portion of nutritive plant tissue in a seed (PO:0009010). [ http://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/apweb/top/glossarya_h.html Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal ]

Synonyms: 内胚乳、胚乳 (Japanese, exact), albumen (exact), endosperma (Spanish, exact)

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Japanese synonym (exact)
内胚乳、胚乳 (Japanese, exact) [ NIG:Yukiko_Yamazaki ]

Spanish synonym (exact)
endosperma (Spanish, exact) [ POC:Maria_Alejandra_Gandolfo ]

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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.

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PO:0009089