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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Xanthidium fasciculatum var. oronense  West & G.S. West

West & West descibe this as 'An American variety', and note that the nominate is rare in Britain. There is little data available to enlarge on this. Found in moorland pools

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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

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