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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMinnesota
County/ParishPipestone Co.
LocalityPipestone National Monunment, Near Pipestone
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00489535
Collected ByW. H. Welch
Date Collected1950-08-03

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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
Rolenone
Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameLeskea obscura
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassBryopsida
OrderHypnales
FamilyLeskeaceae
GenusLeskea
Specific Epithetobscura
Scientific Name AuthorsHedw.
Specimen
Identified ByW. H. Welch
Catalog Number00489535
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID1064199
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByW. H. Welch
Collector Number10351
Date Collected1950-08-03
Year1950
Month8
Day3
Start Day of Year215
Locality
CountryUnited States of America
State / ProvinceMinnesota
CountyPipestone Co.
Continentnorth america
LocalityPipestone National Monunment, near Pipestone
HabitatIn dry stream; With Fontinalis hypnoides
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
dwc:collectionID788e80c1-13f6-4e32-a20a-614afa2b4940
dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=1064199
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