What are some functions of plastids?

1 Answer

Plastids store food, give color and help in photosynthesis.


  1. The plastids are chromoplasts, leucoplasts and chlroplasts. They are interchangeable.
  2. The chromoplasts are in different colors except green. The colors of flower are the manifestation different types chromoplasts.
  3. Leucoplasts are the site of reserve food materials. The leucoplasts are colorless.
  4. The green chloroplasts help in the process of photosynthesis.
  5. The plastids are interchangeable e.g., potato tuber change from colorless leucoplasts to green chloroplasts Thank you