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Closterium juncidum f. robustius Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Closteriaceae

Closterium juncidum f. robustius  (Lobik) A.J. Brook & D.B. Williamson

This is identical to the nominate variety except that the striae are widely spaced unlike the fine striae of the type. The habitat is the same but its status is uncertain as this is a recent change

Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010) A Monograph on some British Desmids