Oréide, a new brass

1858 Journal of the Franklin Institute  
63 grains, by a starch extracted from an o.therwise useless fruit. The horsechestnut is acclimated everywhere; grows rapidly and on the most sterile soils; is not attacked by insects; and now that an excellent starch is extracted from its fruit, there will be a certain profit in multiplying the tree, which is one of the most beautiful in Europe, along our roads, promenades, and public plaees."--Cosmos. These remarks are equally applicable to our own country ; as well to the horse-chestnut,
more » ... orse-chestnut, which grows luxuriantly, as to our native buck-eye, which is its first cousin, and equally applicable to the same purposes. Ev. Or~ide, a New Brass.
doi:10.1016/0016-0032(58)90199-6 fatcat:fi3mtbogf5fatghnopzt72rvpq