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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMissouri
County/ParishHickory Co.
LocalityWeaubleau Creek
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00379337
Collected ByL. J. Gier
Date Collected1949-10-14

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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 NameBryum caespiticium
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderBryales
FamilyBryaceae
GenusBryum
Specific Epithetcaespiticium
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Identified ByL. J. Gier
Catalog Number00379337
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1033712
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByL. J. Gier
Date Collected1949-10-14
Year1949
Month10
Day14
Start Day of Year287
Collection RemarksMixed with Ceratodon purpureus. William Jewell College.
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceMissouri
CountyHickory Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityWeaubleau Creek
Habitatlimestone in creek bed
Other
Modified2005-11-22 08:16:35
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1033712
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