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Staurodesmus dejectus var. brevispinus Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurodesmus dejectus var. brevispinus  (Nygaard) Coesel

A recently described variety which 'Differs from the nominate in having semicells with concave to straight apex and relatively long spines' - Coesel & Meesters (2007)

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands