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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
LocalityOliver Lake
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00575419
Collected ByF. M. Boas
Date Collected1964-11-12

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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
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Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSphagnum tenellum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassSphagnopsida
OrderSphagnales
FamilySphagnaceae
GenusSphagnum
Specific Epithettenellum
Scientific Name Authors(Brid.) Brid.
Specimen
Catalog Number00575419
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1019974
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByF. M. Boas
Collector Number21
Date Collected1964-11-12
Year1964
Month11
Day12
Start Day of Year317
Collection Remarksex herb. UBC
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceBritish Columbia
Continentnorth america
LocalityOliver Lake
HabitatBy pines in bog
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1019974
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