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Herbarium specimen: Carex maritima

Taxon:Cyperaceae: Carex maritima Gunnerus ("Curved Sedge")
Filed in taxon folder:Cyperaceae: Carex maritima Gunnerus ("Curved Sedge")
Collected by:Mr Frederick Janson Hanbury
Collection date:8/7/1885
Locality:Great Britain, VC109 Caithness, Reay, NC9665, Reay Links. [The grid reference incorporates the coastal area of the gold course, which dates back to at least 1905.]
ex herb:Henry & James Groves
Mr Frederick Janson Hanbury
Institution:Natural History Museum (BM)
Accession number:909745
Image:Carex maritima herbarium specimen from Reay, VC109 Caithness in 1885 by Mr Frederick Janson Hanbury.
notes:The seperation of the Groves and Hanbury herbarium labels in the top half of this sheet (both listed under BM00090975) could indicate the specimens from the Groves herbarium are unconnected to the Hanbury specimens. A pencilled in line was added on 02/05/20078 to seperate the specimens in the bottom half of the sheet (under BM000909746).

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+Carex maritimaGB, VC109 Caithness, ReayFrederick Janson Hanbury8/7/1885BM

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