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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityDouglas I.
Latitude58.25
Longitude-134.27
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodePlant Specimens (ala)
Catalog Number44217
Collected ByCollector(s): Bonita J. Neiland
Date Collected1962-08-16

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The Herbarium (ALA) at the University of Alaska Museum is the major regional herbarium in Alaska and part of a network of similar collections with an interest in the origin and evolution of the circumpolar flora. ALA contains more than 260,000 specimens of vascular and non-vascular plants. Data for the Vascular Plant and Cryptogam collections are managed separately in Arctos. Much of our understanding of Ice Age Beringia is based on botanical specimens, the largest collection of which is housed at ALA. Our recent acquisition from Iowa State University of the J. P. Anderson Collection (32,000 specimens on permanent loan) forms a significant part of this story. This collection of arctic and boreal plants, which contains 67 nomenclatural type specimens, formed the basis for much of Anderson’s seminal work, The Flora of Alaska. The botanical collection also includes plants from other states, Canada, Greenland, Fennoscandia, Japan, and Russia and provides a basis for teaching and research. Our botanical collection can be viewed and searched through the Arctos database and includes high resolution images of 163,000 herbarium sheets, online representation of 190,000 holdings, and inclusion of all holdings in an object-tracking system (barcode labeling).

Contacts

Name Steffi Ickert-Bond
RoleCurator of the Herbarium (ALA)
Emailsmickertbond@alaska.edu
Name Steffi Ickert-Bond
RoleCurator of the Herbarium (ALA)
Emailsmickertbond@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jordan Metzgar
RoleCollection Manager, Herbarium
Emailjsmetzgar@alaska.edu
Name Alan Batten
RoleResearch Associate, Herbarium
Emailfnarb@uaf.edu
Name Steffi Ickert-Bond
RoleCurator of the Herbarium (ALA)
Emailsmickertbond@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePlatanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
Higher ClassficationPlantae; Tracheophyta; Liliopsida; Asparagales; Orchidaceae; Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. var. leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer
KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderAsparagales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusPlatanthera
Specific Epithetdilatata
Nomenclatural CodeICBN
Specimen
Identified ByCharles J. Sheviak
Date Identified2001-01-01
Previous IdentificationsPlatanthera dilatata var. leucostachys (accepted ID) identified by Charles J. Sheviak on 2001-01-01; method: legacy Remark: Most Alaskan plants are referable to var. albiflora (Cham.) Ledeb. with relatively short, stout spurs. Spur length is variable, even within individual plants, however, and the identity of plants with longer, more slender spurs is uncertain. This collection suggests selection toward var. leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer.
Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys identified by unknown on 1962-08-16; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Identification RemarksMost Alaskan plants are referable to var. albiflora (Cham.) Ledeb. with relatively short, stout spurs. Spur length is variable, even within individual plants, however, and the identity of plants with longer, more slender spurs is uncertain. This collection suggests selection toward var. leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer.
Catalog Number44217
Other Catalog NumbersALAAC=21433; original identifier=685
Preparationswhole organism
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodePlant specimens (ALA)
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:44217?seid=1551189
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://arctos.database.museum/MediaSearch.cfm?collection_object_id=664354
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Bonita J. Neiland
Date Collected1962-08-16
Verbatim Date Collected1962/08/16
Year1962
Month08
Day16
End Day of Year228
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Juneau Quad, Alexander Archipelago
ContinentNorth America
Island GroupAlexander Archipelago
LocalityDouglas I.
Verbatim LocalityDouglas I.
Habitatmuskeg near edges
Decimal Latitude58.25
Decimal Longitude-134.27
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates58.25/-134.27
Location According ToAlan R. Batten
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3615
Geodetic Datumunknown
Georeferenced ByAlan R. Batten
Georeferenced Date2004-10-18 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-08-18 02:58:05.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:44217?seid=1551189
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiesnumber of labels=1
dwc:georeferenceSourcesunknown
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:44217
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Herb:44217
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:15621
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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