NYBG North American Bryophyte Catalog Update
Barbara M. Thiers
bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu Jul 30 15:38:26 CDT 1998
NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN NORTH AMERICAN BRYOPHYTE CATALOG
The catalog is now complete for specimens of mosses, hepatics and
hornworts for Alaska, Canada and Greenland. Newly posted are records
from specimens of Amblystegiaceae (6937 records), Brachytheciaceae
(3348), Diphysciaceae (53 records), Hylocomiaceae (1876 records),
Hypnaceae (4051), Oedipodiaceae (6 records), Polytrichaceae
(3484 records) and Sematophyllaceae (136 records). The total number
of records now available for searching is now 72,853.
An index to the genera and number of records in each is now in place
at the North American Bryophyte Catalogue site. Choose the option
"Taxa currently available" from the main page to see this index.
The first posting of hepatic and hornwort specimens from the
continental United States will be in September, 1998.
The NYBG North American Bryophyte Catalogue project is supported in
part by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
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