in Plant Cells by

1 Answer

0 votes


  1. Leucoplasts are another type of plastid - the colorless plastids and common to cells of higher plants.
  2. These colorless plastids are involved in the storage of various materials (carbohydrates, fats, oils and proteins), especially starch.
  3. Plastids storing carbohydrates are called amyloplasts, plastids storing fats and oils are called elaioplasts and plastids storing protein are called proteinoplasts.
  4. If leucoplasts are exposed to light they can develop into chloroplasts and vice versa
Biology Questions and Answers for Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12 students, Junior and Senior High Schools, Junior Colleges, Undergraduate biology programs and Medical Entrance exams.