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Staurastrum simonyi </em>var.<em> semicirculare Desmid Species Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Staurastrum simonyi var. semicirculare Coesel

The varietal names describes the cell-shape precisely, it also has less ornamentation than the nominate variety. Said to be widespread but no data available for the Outer Hebrides

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