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Penium exiguum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Peniaceae

Penium exiguum  West

A rare species with its stronghold in the Outer Hebrides where it is more frequent. Found in boggy pools, ditches and lochside vegetation

References: 
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
West, W. & West, G.S. (1904) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 1

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