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Staurastrum capitulum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum capitulum Br√©bisson 1848

This species has an Arctic-alpine distribution and is not uncommon is these regions. Found with mosses on wet rocks and other wet substrates.

References: 
Ralfs, J. (1848) The British Desmidieae.
West, W. & West, G.S. (1912) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 4.
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2013) European Flora of the Desmid Genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus.

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