Re: OK - I'll bite...


Don:  It means lacking chlorophyll, ie its not green and can't
photosynthesize or produce energy for the plant.
	Tom 
> 
> no chlorophyl - not green - therefore, it isn't photosynthesizing and (as it
> were) pulling its weight in the plant economy...though it could be said that a
> flower has other fish to fry  
> 
> On Wed, 30 Apr 1997, Don Burns wrote:
> 
> > Since no one else has asked, this non-botanical mind needs to know what 
> > means it:  achlorophyllous
> > 
> > Don
> > 
> > 
> > Don Burns   Plantation, FL USA   Zone 10b
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> 


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