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Euastrum brevisinuosum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Euastrum brevisinuosum (Nordstedt) Kouwets

An acidophilous species of arctic-alpine regions, occurring in mesotrophic bogs and lochans, also on wet rocks. It would appear to be widespread but quite scarce.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1984) The Taxonomy, Morphology and Ecology of Some Smaller Euastrum Species (Conjugatophyceae, Desmidiaceae)
West, W. & West, G.S. (1905) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 2