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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
LocalityMt. Rainier
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00317050
Collected ByC. V. Piper
Date Collected1895-08-01

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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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Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
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Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCeratodon purpureus
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderDicranales
FamilyDitrichaceae
GenusCeratodon
Specific Epithetpurpureus
Scientific Name Authors(Hedw.) Brid.
Specimen
Catalog Number00317050
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1013573
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. V. Piper
Date Collected1895-08-01
Verbatim Date Collected1895-08-01
Year1895
Month8
Day1
Start Day of Year213
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceWashington
Continentnorth america
LocalityMt. Rainier
HabitatIn burnt ground; rich meadows
Minimum Elevation in Meters1981
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1013573
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