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Specimen Record

Racomitrium canescens(Hedw.) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra

From New York Botanical Garden

ContinentNorth America
CountryGreenland
LocalityWollastone Foreland, Mt. Zackenberg
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00151425
Collected ByK. A. Holmen
Date Collected1947-08-29

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http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/SteereHerbarium.asp

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.

Contacts

Namenone
Rolenone
Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRacomitrium canescens
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderGrimmiales
FamilyGrimmiaceae
GenusRacomitrium
Specific Epithetcanescens
Scientific Name Authors(Hedw.) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra
Specimen
Catalog Number00151425
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID961754
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByK. A. Holmen
Collector Number524
Date Collected1947-08-29
Year1947
Month8
Day29
Start Day of Year241
Collection RemarksMuseum Botanicum Hauniense Musci
Locality
CountryGreenland
Continentnorth america
LocalityWollastone Foreland, Mt. Zackenberg
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=961754
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
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