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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum acutum  Br√©bisson

Largely a Scottish distribution in Britain where it is not uncommon. In the benthic and planktonic zones in mesotrophic waters

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus
West & West (1904-23) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae

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