North American Bryophyte Herbaria
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Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN-CANM)
The herbarium was founded in 1882 and contains ~588,000 specimens of north temperate vascular plants, especialy from Canada. Important collectors and collections include T.M.C. Taylor; G. Lawson; R. Bell; N.V. Polunin; R.C. Hosie; A.E. Porsild; J.H. Soper; G.M. Dawson; J. Macoun; W.K.W. Baldwin; H.J. Scoggan; J.M. Gillett; J. Bell; J.M. Macoun; W. Spreadborough; G.W. Argus; M.L. Fernald; A.P. Low; and M.O. Malte.
This herbarium incorporated specimens from part of the LCU (about 10,000 Canadian and arctic specimens), the Geological Survey of Canada, PFES in 2994, and OTF in 1994.
Contacts: Jennifer Doubt, Chief Collection Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 February 2021
DwC-Archive Access Point: https://bryophyteportal.org/portal/content/dwca/CMN-CANM_DwC-A.zip
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)