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Specimen Record

Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00092389
Collected ByJ. Macoun
Date Collected1871-10-01

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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.

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Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePylaisia
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderHypnales
FamilyHypnaceae
GenusPylaisia
Specimen
Catalog Number00092389
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID930288
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. Macoun
Collector Number211
Date Collected1871-10-01
Year1871
Month10
Day1
Start Day of Year274
Other
Modified2015-01-08 13:31:45
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=930288
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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