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Cosmarium goniodes </em>var.<em> subturgidum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Cosmarium goniodes var. subturgidum West & G.S. West 1902

In Europe this small taxon is regarded as widely distributed in acidic oligo-mesotrophic habitats. It was first recorded in the Outer Hebrides in 2023 but could easily be overlooked due to its small size.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (in manuscript) European Flora of the Desmid Genus Cosmarium.