Connection to MySQL server successfully established.

Staurastrum hirsutum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

Alage Outer Hebrides logo  Algae Outer Hebrides


Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum hirsutum   Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

A species of acidic lochs and pools. Possibly common in suitable habitat but of unknown distribution in the Outer Hebrides

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999) A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France

TOP