Our example of this species slightly differs in coloration from the description of Saussure.
Saussure states twice, 656, 677, that they are arranged in the form of a fan.
To Saussure we owe the first definite statement on the different sources of the plant's food.
The humidity of the air was observed both by August's psychrometer and Saussure's hygrometer.
By the experiments of Saussure, it appears, that a cubic foot of atmospheric air will hold eleven grains of water in solution.
Near Nice, Saussure found bottom at three thousand two hundred and fifty.
But Saussure has gone further, and shown that even when present, humus is not absorbed.
Saussure made similar experiments, and observed that the quantity of water exhaled by a sunflower amounted to about 220 lb.
A substance noticed by Saussure in starch-paste, when long kept.
A finger of the Saussure Glacier is seen peeping round the mountain, the rest being covered with fog.