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Docidium baculum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Docidium baculum  Br√©bisson ex Ralfs

West & West (1904) recorded for Scotland 'Widely distributed but scarce... not uncommon in the Outer Hebrides'. From acidic moorland pools, lochans and disused peat-cuttings

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

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