This title is Volume 101 of the Flora Neotropica series. The Fissidentaceae are acrocarpous mosses. The family is represented in the neotropics by 93 species of Fissidens, of which 62% are endemic. This book includes introductory material about the taxonomic history, morphology, and phylogeny of the group. Full descriptions, nomenclature, identification keys are provided for the neotropical species. One new species, F. ecuadorensis, is described. Four new synonyms and 22 new lectotypes are designated. Distribution Maps and illustrations are provided for most species.
Hardcover 279 pages, over 140 figures 10'' x 7'' The New York Botanical Garden Press 2007 ISBN 0893274836