Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.


A family of some 20 genera and 150 species of usually large trees from tropical regions, particularly America.  [RHSD].  Represented in the Hortus by a single tree.

Plants in this Family

  1. Adansonia digitata L.