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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/ParishTucker Co.
LocalityDavis
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00451337
Collected ByF. W. Gray
Date Collected1936-06-01

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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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Rolenone
Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePolytrichum commune
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderPolytrichales
FamilyPolytrichaceae
GenusPolytrichum
Specific Epithetcommune
Infraspecific Epithetnanum
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Catalog Number00451337
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1125192
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByF. W. Gray
Collector NumberM4941
Date Collected1936-06-01
Year1936
Month6
Day1
Start Day of Year153
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceWest Virginia
CountyTucker Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityDavis
HabitatIn swamp
Minimum Elevation in Meters1158
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1125192
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