Types of Leucoplasts
The amyloplasts are those Leucoplasts which synthesize and store starch. They are found in potato tubers and grains of wheat and rice.
2) Eleioplasts (Oleosome or lipoplast)
The elioplasts store lipids (fat or oil) and are found in the seeds of groundnut, mustard, sunflower, cotton etc.
3) Proteinoplasts or Aleuronoplasts
These are protein storing leucoplasts found in seeds of pulses and other seeds. They contain few thylakoids.
Leucoplasts are mainly concerned with storage of various kinds of food materials such as carbohydrates, lipids and proteins.