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Penium spirostriolatum Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Peniaceae

Penium spirostriolatum  J. Barker 1896

Frequent in peaty pools with shallow vegetation, disused peat-cuttings and Sphagnum bogs

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.J. (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009) A Practical Guide to the Desmids of the West of Ireland