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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
LocalityIn The Path Along The Head Of Tuckerman's Ravine, Mt. Washington
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00309128
Collected ByJ. A. Allen
Date Collected1880-07-12

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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 NameBrachydontium trichodes
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderSeligerales
FamilySeligeriaceae
GenusBrachydontium
Specific Epithettrichodes
Scientific Name Authors(F. Weber) Fürnr.
Specimen
Identified ByD. H. Norris
Date Identified1965
Catalog Number00309128
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1078101
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. A. Allen
Date Collected1880-07-12
Year1880
Month7
Day12
Start Day of Year194
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceNew Hampshire
Continentnorth america
LocalityIn the path along the head of Tuckerman's Ravine, Mt. Washington
HabitatOn soft trap rock
Other
Modified2007-10-11 07:19:39
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1078101
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