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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceYukon Territory
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00769764
Collected ByG. W. Scotter; T. T. Ahti
Date Collected1977-07-16

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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 NameOrthothecium chryseum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderHypnales
FamilyHypnaceae
GenusOrthothecium
Specific Epithetchryseum
Scientific Name Authors(Schwägr.) Schimp.
Specimen
Catalog Number00769764
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1133339
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByG. W. Scotter; T. T. Ahti
Collector Number25072
Date Collected1977-07-16
Verbatim Date Collected1977-07-16
Year1977
Month7
Day16
Start Day of Year197
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceYukon Territory
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1133339
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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