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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMissouri
County/ParishPettis Co.
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00290130
Collected ByL. J. Gier
Date Collected1949-10-16

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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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Name Thiers, Barbara
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Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTortula porteri
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderPottiales
FamilyPottiaceae
GenusTortula
Specific Epithetporteri
Scientific Name Authors(James) Broth.
Specimen
Identified ByC. E. Darigo
Catalog Number00290130
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID987052
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByL. J. Gier
Date Collected1949-10-16
Year1949
Month10
Day16
Start Day of Year289
Collection RemarksWilliam Jewell College
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceMissouri
CountyPettis Co.
Continentnorth america
HabitatStone quarry and pasture
Other
Modified2007-10-10 09:19:46
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=987052
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