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37 species of mosses have been collected from Great Nicobar Island. Among them Taxithelium vernieri (Dub.) Besch., is a new record for India, Leucophanes nicobaricum C. Muell. ex Gangulee and Trichosteleum punctipapillosum Gangulee, endemic to the Islands and so far represented by the type material only, have been collected after more than a century. 17 species occurring on the main land, are new additions to the Island flora, noteworthy among them are: Acanthorrhynchium papillatum (Harv.) Fleisch., Exodictyon blumei (Hamp.) Fleisch., Leucobryum bowringii Mitt., and Wilsoniella decipiens (Mitt.) Alst. Family Pottiaceae, represented by Hyophila involuta (Hook.) Jaeg., and Semibarbula orientalis (Web.) Wijk. et Marg., is reported for the first time.
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