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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Xanthidium antilopaeum f. javanicum  (Nordstedt) Coesel

Coesel (2007) records this as 'var. hebridarum f. javanicum'. Variety hebridarum is noted for just three spines on the angles of the cells. Forma javanicum has four; the apical ones are twinned. Aparently not uncommon

Chris Johnson

Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands