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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceNorthwest Territories
County/ParishMackenzie
LocalityVirginia Falls, South Nahanni River, Nahanni National Park
Latitude61.633
Longitude-125.7
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00093270
Collected ByA. H. Marsh
Date Collected1974-08-28

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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.

Contacts

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Emailegbot@asu.edu
Name Thiers, Barbara
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Emailbthiers@nybg.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSphagnum fuscum
KingdomPlantae
PhylumBryophyta
ClassSphagnopsida
OrderSphagnales
FamilySphagnaceae
GenusSphagnum
Specific Epithetfuscum
Scientific Name Authors(Schimp.) H. Klinggr.
Specimen
Identified ByK. A. Holmen
Catalog Number00093270
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID936783
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByA. H. Marsh
Collector Number4559
Date Collected1974-08-28
Year1974
Month8
Day28
Start Day of Year240
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceNorthwest Territories
CountyMackenzie
Continentnorth america
LocalityVirginia Falls, South Nahanni River, Nahanni National Park
HabitatIn black spruce forest
Decimal Latitude61.633
Decimal Longitude-125.7
Verbatim Coordinates61 38 0.00 N 125 42 0.00 W
Other
Modified2004-01-12 22:00:00
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dcterms:referenceshttp://bryophyteportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=936783
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