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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryJamaica
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00808803
Collected ByG. E. Nichols
Date Collected1906-08-21

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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 NameWeissia jamaicensis
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderPottiales
FamilyPottiaceae
GenusWeissia
Specific Epithetjamaicensis
Scientific Name Authors(Mitt.) Grout
Specimen
Catalog Number00808803
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1135164
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByG. E. Nichols
Collector Number44
Date Collected1906-08-21
Year1906
Month8
Day21
Start Day of Year233
Locality
CountryJamaica
Continentnorth america
HabitatMoist rocks and banks.
Other
Modified2015-01-08 13:31:45
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1135164
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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