Why can you find colourful plants, where they’re hardest to see? Iridoplasts, an overlooked plastid, improve photosynthesis and look great while doing it.
Jean-Marc Brillouet et al. have identified a new organelle in plant cells: the ‘tannosome’ is involved in the formation of condensed tannins.
Annals of Botany publishes a description of a new cellular organelle found in all vascular plants.