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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Carolina
LocalityNear Camden
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00338515
Collected ByP. M. Patterson
Date Collected1937-03-26

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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
Rolenone
Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDicranum scoparium
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderDicranales
FamilyDicranaceae
GenusDicranum
Specific Epithetscoparium
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Catalog Number00338515
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1045256
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByP. M. Patterson
Date Collected1937-03-26
Year1937
Month3
Day26
Start Day of Year85
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceSouth Carolina
Continentnorth america
LocalityNear Camden
HabitatSandy soil; Dry scrub-oak, pine
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1045256
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