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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum dilatatus   Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

An acidophile of vegetated loch margins and peaty bogs, especially in the north-west

Determiner: 
Koos Meesters

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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