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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalitySavage River
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00165159
Collected ByO. J. Murie
Date Collected1923-08-28

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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 NameBrachythecium rutabulum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderHypnales
FamilyBrachytheciaceae
GenusBrachythecium
Specific Epithetrutabulum
Scientific Name Authors(Hedw.) Schimp.
Specimen
Identified ByR. S. Williams
Catalog Number00165159
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID946651
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByO. J. Murie
Date Collected1923-08-28
Year1923
Month8
Day28
Start Day of Year240
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceAlaska
Continentnorth america
LocalitySavage River
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
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