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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityKavik Camp, Southeast Of Prudhoe Bay
Latitude69.767
Longitude-147.167
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00134601
Collected ByW. C. Steere; Hiroshi Inoue & Zennoske Iwatsuki
Date Collected1973-07-25

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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 NameEncalypta rhaptocarpa
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderPottiales
FamilyEncalyptaceae
GenusEncalypta
Specific Epithetrhaptocarpa
Scientific Name AuthorsSchwägr.
Specimen
Catalog Number00134601
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID958619
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. C. Steere; Hiroshi Inoue & Zennoske Iwatsuki
Collector Number73-527
Date Collected1973-07-25
Year1973
Month7
Day25
Start Day of Year206
Collection RemarksHerbarium of The New York Botanical Garden Bryophyta of Arctic Alaska
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceAlaska
Continentnorth america
LocalityKavik Camp, southeast of Prudhoe Bay
HabitatWet tundra and calcareous ridge west of camp, across river
Decimal Latitude69.767
Decimal Longitude-147.167
Maximum Elevation in Meters430
Minimum Elevation in Meters200
Verbatim Coordinates69 46 0.00 N 147 10 0.00 W
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=958619
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