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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceNorthwest Territories
County/ParishMackenzie
LocalityVirginia Falls, South Nahanni River
Latitude61.633
Longitude-125.7
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00123821
Collected ByW. C. Steere
Date Collected1976-07-13

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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

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Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHymenostylium recurvirostrum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderPottiales
FamilyPottiaceae
GenusHymenostylium
Specific Epithetrecurvirostrum
Scientific Name Authors(Hedw.) Dixon
Specimen
Catalog Number00123821
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID927160
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. C. Steere
Collector Number76672
Date Collected1976-07-13
Year1976
Month7
Day13
Start Day of Year195
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceNorthwest Territories
CountyMackenzie
Continentnorth america
LocalityVirginia Falls, South Nahanni River
HabitatWet hillside in spray zone below falls
Decimal Latitude61.633
Decimal Longitude-125.7
Verbatim Coordinates61 38 0.00 N 125 42 0.00 W
Other
Modified2008-10-24 10:11:40
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=927160
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