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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.

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