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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Xanthidium armatum   Br√©bisson ex Ralfs

Common in nutrient-poor vegetated loch-margins and Sphagnum bogs

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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