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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.

References: 
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

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