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Sat Dec 25 16:45:46 GMT 2021
On 25/12/2021 16:33, WILLIAM A WENRICH wrote:
> The plants on Barrayar (on topic for once) are red and brown instead of green (Ekaterin remarked that a green Barrayan plant would be very sick.) because the plants use a different chemical. This appears to be a common SF trope but do we know of any other chemicals that would work?
xanthophylls and carotenes would be examples, I think (for yellow, red,
or orange leafed plants).
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