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 600 species of shrubs, climbers and trees from tropical and sub-tropical regions.  [RHSD].  Represented in the Hortus by 2 ornamental climbers.

Plants in this Family

  1. Quisqualis pubescens Burm.f.
  2. Quisqualis indica L.
  3. Combretum coccineum Lam.