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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryEcuador
LocalityAndes Quit.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01186443
Collected ByR. Spruce

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http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/SteereHerbarium.asp

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 NameMeteorium laevifolium
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderLeucodontales
FamilyMeteoriaceae
GenusMeteorium
Specific Epithetlaevifolium
Infraspecific Epithetlatifolium
Scientific Name AuthorsMitt.
Specimen
Type Statussyntype
Catalog Number01186443
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1200822
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR. Spruce
Collector Number1255
Locality
CountryEcuador
Continentsouth america
LocalityAndes Quit.
Other
Modified2015-01-08 13:31:45
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dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1200822
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