- plant anatomy
- exact: braquicito (Spanish)
- exact: brood cell
- exact: 原糸体細胞の細胞壁を厚くした細胞、耐性細胞(brood cell?) (Japanese)
- A native plant cell (PO:0025606) that develops from a cell in a protonema (PO:0030003) and has a thick cell wall. [source: ISBN:0962073342, ISBN:9781405181891, POC:Laurel_Cooper]
- Found in mosses. A brachycyte is a drought tolerant cell that can act as a gemma (PO:0025614) and may give rise to a new plant. Cells of a protonema (PO:0030003) may develop into brachycytes under stress. May form a chain or be separated by tmema cells (PO:0030059).
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