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Herbarium specimen: Diphasiastrum alpinum

Taxon:Lycopodiaceae: Diphasiastrum alpinum (L.) Holub ("Alpine Clubmoss")
Other name:Lycopodium alpinum
Filed in taxon folder:Lycopodiaceae: Diphasiastrum alpinum (L.) Holub ("Alpine Clubmoss")
Collected by:Richard Ball
Collection date:9/1832 about the end of September
Locality:Great Britain, VC5 South Somerset, Dunkery Beacon, SS84, Summit of Dunkerry beacon, Somerset
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Mr Thomas Clark
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Diphasiastrum alpinum herbarium specimen from Dunkery Beacon, VC5 South Somerset in 1832 by Richard Ball.
notes:Pen note at bottom left
Richard Ball Junior was the son of
Rich(ard) and Eliz(abeth) Ball of Bridgwater,
members of a somewhat distinguished Quaker Family.
(Wm <william> Reynolds ball, , the Geographer of London who fd(founded?) and managed "Travel and Exploration" for some years early in the 20th Century, was of the same family but not a Quaker.) (--HST?)

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Documented by lowfatspread on 29th May 2008.

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