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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiacea

Desmidium pseudostreptonema  West & G.S. West, 1902

From acidic conditions in lochs and ponds. Rare in the British Isles with most records from North-west Scotland

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) - The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles;
Coesel & Meesters (2007 Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands

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