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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMissouri
County/ParishPlatte Co.
LocalityPlatte River Bluffs
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00289162
Collected ByL. J. Gier
Date Collected1949-05-15

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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 NamePlatygyrium repens
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderHypnales
FamilyHypnaceae
GenusPlatygyrium
Specific Epithetrepens
Scientific Name Authors(Brid.) Schimp.
Specimen
Identified ByL. J. Gier
Catalog Number00289162
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID930045
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByL. J. Gier
Collector Number1579
Date Collected1949-05-15
Year1949
Month5
Day15
Start Day of Year135
Collection RemarksWilliam Jewell College
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceMissouri
CountyPlatte Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityPlatte River bluffs
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=930045
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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