William West (botanist)

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William West Sr. FLS (22 February 1848 in Leeds – 14 May 1914 in Bradford) was a British botanist, particularly noted for his studies of freshwater algae.[1][2] He had sons named William (1875–1901) and George Stephen (1876–1919), both also botanists.[1][2]

Selected publications[edit]

  • West, W. 1892. Algae of the English Lake District. J. Roy. Microscop. Soc. pp. 713–48.
  • West, W. 1892. A contribution to the freshwater algae of west Ireland. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 29: 103 - 216.
  • West, W. and West G.S. 1896. On some new and interesting freshwater algae. J. Roy. Microscop. Soc. 16 149 et seq
  • West, W. 1912. Clare Island Survey: Fresh-water algae with a supplement of marine diatoms. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 31 (1911–15) section 1, part 6.
  • West, W. and West G.S. 1897. Welwitsch's African freshwater algae. J. of Bot. 35: 1 et seq.
  • West, W. and West, G.S. 1902. A contribution to the freshwater algae of the north of Ireland. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 32 (1): 1 - 100.
  • West, W. and West, G.S. 1903. Notes on freshwater Algae. III. Journ. bot. pp. 33 et seq.
  • West, W. and West, G.S. 1904, 1905, 1908, 1912. A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. Volumes I - IV. London. The Ray Society.
  • West, W. and West, G.S. 1906. A comparative study of the plankton of some Irish Lakes. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 33B: 70 - 116.
  • West, W. and West, G.S. 1909. The British freshwater phytoplankton, with special reference to the desmid-plankton and the distribution of British desmids. Proceedings of the Royal Society 81B, 165 - 206.
  • West, W., West, G.S. and Carter, N. 1923 A monograph of the British Desmidiacese. Volume V. London. The Ray Society.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b W. Denison Roebuck (July 1914). "In Memory of William West". Journal of Botany, British and Foreign. 52: 161–164. 
  2. ^ a b Ed. Guiry, M.D., John, D.M., Rindi, F. and McCarthy, T.K.2007. New Survey of Clare Island. Volume 6: The Freshwater and Terestial Algae. Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 978-1-904890-31-7.
  3. ^ IPNI.  West. 

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