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Xanthidium antilopaeum var. hebridarum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceaea

Xanthidium antilopaeum var. hebridarum  West & G.S. West

Similar to the nominate variety but with six spines per semicell instead of eight giving a less angular appearance. Infrequently found

West, W. & West, G.S. (1912) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 4
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands