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Leucoplasts are subcellular organelles found in plant cells, that store starches or oils. They are non-pigmented, in contrast to other plastids such as the chloroplast Lacking pigments, leucoplasts are not green, and are predictably located in roots and non-photosynthetic tissues of plants.[1]


  1. Wile, Dr. Jay L. Exploring Creation With Biology. Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc. 1998