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Micrasterias denticulata </em>var.<em>angulosa Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Micrasterias denticulata var.angulosa (Hantzsch) West & G.S.West 1902

Differs from the nominate variety in having the basal angles narrower than the median part. It also has a higher L/B ratio. Found in mesotrophic waters such as vegetated loch-margins

References: 
Ružicka, J. (1981) Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas, Volume 1, Part 2.
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands.
West, W. & West, G.S. (1905) A Monograph of the British Desmidiaceae, Volume 2.

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