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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Cosmarium ornatum  Ralfs ex Ralfs

Widespread in Britain at vegetated margins of lakes and lochs, also in bogs

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
West & West (1904-23) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae

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