What are non green plants? Describe briefly how non green plants get their food?


Leaves of plants are green in colour due to the presence of pigment chlorophyll. This pigment is responsible for carrying out photosynthesis in plants. In some plants, leaves are orange or yellow in colour it doesn't mean that they do not contain chlorophyll. It shows that such leaves contain other pigments in higher amount than chlorophyll. But such plants are capable of carrying out photosynthesis.

Some other plants that are non-green can follow parasitic mode of nutrition. For example, Cuscuta

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Non green plants are those plants which do not possess chlorophyll pigment. ?They are not able to prepare the food by the process of ?photosynthesis.They depend on other plants for their food
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