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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Carolina
County/ParishDarlington Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00072828
Date Collected1852-03-01

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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
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Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameBryum caespiticium
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderBryales
FamilyBryaceae
GenusBryum
Specific Epithetcaespiticium
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Catalog Number00072828
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID948946
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Date Collected1852-03-01
Year1852
Month3
Day1
Start Day of Year61
Collection RemarksHerbarium of Coe Finch Austin.
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceSouth Carolina
CountyDarlington Co.
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
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dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=948946
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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