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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Mesotaeniaceae

Netrium digitus var. latum  Hustedt

A relatively common and variable variety of the type species. Found in acidic habitats such as Sphagnum bogs

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Brooks & Williamson (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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