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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceNova Scotia
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00139752
Date Collected1901-07-17

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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
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMnium hornum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderBryales
FamilyMniaceae
GenusMnium
Specific Epithethornum
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Catalog Number00139752
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID941316
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Date Collected1901-07-17
Year1901
Month7
Day17
Start Day of Year198
Collection RemarksEx coll J. Fowler
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceNova Scotia
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=941316
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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