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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Cosmarium botrytis  Meneghini ex Ralfs

Rather common in slightly acidic waters, in the plankton and marginal vegetation of lochs

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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