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Staurastrum simonyi var. semicirculare Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum simonyi var. semicirculare  Coesel

The varietal names describes the cell-shape precisely, it also has less ornamentation than the nominate variety. Said to be widespread but no data available for the Outer Hebrides

References: 
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus

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