This material was originally published in the Botanical Journal of Scotland in 1996 and details the results of the examination of 79 samples taken in Assynt between March 1993 and September 1994.
Over half the samples were collected by Ian and Pat Evans of Nedd while the remainder were collected by the author himself. Now in his 80’s the author continues to receive, examine, determine and draw samples of desmids from Ian Evans. These drawings are exquisite and a number of them can be viewed in the article Drawings of Desmids from Assynt by D. B. Williamson.
We are very grateful to D. B Williamson for his permission to reproduce this report and his drawings.
A Survey of the Desmid Flora of Assynt, West Sutherland D. B. Williamson (PDF File 5.15MB)