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 210 genera and 2000 species mainly from tropical and sub-tropical regions.  Most are climbers and erect herbs with a few shrubs.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a number of ornamental species.

Plants in this Family

  1. Tweedia coerulea D.Don ex Sweet
  2. Stephanotis floribunda Brongn.
  3. Physostelma wallichii Wight
  4. Physianthus elata unidentified
  5. Periploca graeca L.
  6. Hoya species unidentified [2]
  7. Hoya species unidentified [1]
  8. Hoya imperialis Lindl.
  9. Hoya carnosa (L.f.) R.Br.
  10. Hoya bella Hook.
  11. Hoya australis R.Br. ex J.Traill
  12. Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Spreng.
  13. Brachystelma tuberosum R.Br.
  14. Asclepias curassavica L.
  15. Araujia sericifera Brot.