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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/ParishForsyth Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00358428
Collected ByP. O. Schallert
Date Collected1941-04-10

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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.

Contacts

Namenone
Rolenone
Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePhyscomitrium pyriforme
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderFunariales
FamilyFunariaceae
GenusPhyscomitrium
Specific Epithetpyriforme
Scientific Name Authors(Hedw.) Hampe
Specimen
Catalog Number00358428
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1111941
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByP. O. Schallert
Date Collected1941-04-10
Year1941
Month4
Day10
Start Day of Year100
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
CountyForsyth Co.
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1111941
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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