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 1 genus and 4 species, all from Australia.  They are tufted, herbaceous perennial herbs with a tuberous corm, the roots fleshy-fibrous or tuberous.  [PlantNET - NSW Flora on Line].  In some classification systems included in Liliaceae.

Plants in this Family

  1. Blandfordia nobilis Sm.
  2. Blandfordia grandiflora R.Br.