Leucoplasts


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Leucoplasts

 

the colorless plastids found in the cells of most higher plants and a number of lower plants. Leucoplasts in which starch is stored are often called amyloplasts.

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leucoplasts: Membrane-bound organelles specialized for starch storage.
plastids: Any of several pigmented cytoplasmic organelles including chloroplasts, chromoplasts, and leucoplasts.