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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWisconsin
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00303126
Collected ByE. G. Britton
Date Collected1883-12-12

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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 NameBryoxiphium norvegicum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderDicranales
FamilyBryoxiphiaceae
GenusBryoxiphium
Specific Epithetnorvegicum
Scientific Name Authors(Brid.) Mitt.
Specimen
Identified ByA. Löve
Date Identified1952
Catalog Number00303126
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1118804
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByE. G. Britton
Date Collected1883-12-12
Year1883
Month12
Day12
Start Day of Year346
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceWisconsin
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2015-01-08 13:31:45
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