- plant anatomy
- exact: caliptra de la raíz (Spanish)
- exact: rootcap
- exact: 根冠（＝kalyptra) (Japanese)
- A portion of root parenchyma (PO:0025095) tissue that is part of the root tip (PO:0000025) and covers the root apical meristem (PO:0020147). [source: ISBN:0716710072, POC:curators]
- Often composed of living and dead parenchyma cells. Protects the root apical meristem.
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