X is for Xanthophyll............
Looking at this photo - I bet you think I got my weeks mixed up - this is Y for yellow, not X.
But that is precisely what this post is all about.
The substance that makes that gorgeous yellow color in the autumn leaves is called xanthophyll.
And there is plenty of it in this autumn leaf.
No trickery this week, my friends, but I must say, finding these words for these letters is getting tricky!
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