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 terrestrial or epiphytic ferns of 6 genera and some 750 species around the world.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by the Bird’s-nest Fern, common in Australia.

Plants in this Family

  1. Asplenium australasicum (Smith) Hook.