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Staurastrum anatinum var. longibrachiatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum anatinum var. longibrachiatum  West & G.S. West

The type species has a number of varieties which are not always easy to deduce, given many subtle differences between and within. The only differentiating character with this variety is the extra long processes

West, W., West, G.S. & Carter, N. (1923) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 5
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus