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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryDominican Republic
State/ProvinceDistrito Nacional
LocalitySanto Domingo, Jardin Nacional 'dr. Rafael M. Moscos.'
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00602064
Collected ByW. D. Reese
Date Collected1981-03-19

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The Steere Bryophyte Herbarium holds perhaps the most important collection of bryophytes in the world in terms of the number of specimens, and the geographical and taxonomic depth and breadth. The herbarium contains approximately 640,000 specimens (520,000 mosses and 120,000 hepatics and hornworts). Of this total, approximately 24,500 (4%) are type specimens. This is the largest bryophyte herbarium in the Western Hemisphere and is among the five largest worldwide. The collection continues to grow actively today through staff collections and exchange. The emphasis is on collections from the Western Hemisphere, but virtually all areas of the world are represented.

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Name Thiers, Barbara
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameFissidens elegans
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderFissidentales
FamilyFissidentaceae
GenusFissidens
Specific Epithetelegans
Scientific Name AuthorsBrid.
Specimen
Catalog Number00602064
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1165970
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. D. Reese
Collector Number15210
Date Collected1981-03-19
Year1981
Month3
Day19
Start Day of Year78
Collection RemarksCollected with the support of the NSF for a projected 'Moss Flora of the West Indies.'
Locality
CountryDominican Republic
State / ProvinceDistrito Nacional
Continentnorth america
LocalitySanto Domingo, Jardin Nacional 'Dr. Rafael M. Moscos.'
HabitatMaintained grounds and moist ravines.
Minimum Elevation in Meters38
Other
Modified2015-01-08 13:31:45
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1165970
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