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Pleurotaenium coronatum </em>var.<em> fluctuatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Pleurotaenium coronatum var. fluctuatum West 1892

Differs from the nominate variety by having the undulations travel almost the entire length of the semicells. Found in mesotrophic waters such as peat bogs and moorland pools.

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Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands.