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 130 species of coniferous trees and shrubs from around the world.  [FNSW].  Well represented in the Hortus, including a large number of Australian species.

Plants in this Family

  1. Widdringtonia nodiflora (L.) Powrie
  2. Widdringtonia juniperoides Endl.
  3. Thuja occidentalis L.
  4. Platycladus orientalis (L.f.) Franco var. intermedia
  5. Platycladus orientalis (L.f.) Franco var. filiformis pendula
  6. Platycladus orientalis (L.f.) Franco var. aureo nana
  7. Platycladus orientalis (L.f.) Franco
  8. Libocedrus tetragona Endl.
  9. Juniperus virginiana L.
  10. Juniperus species unidentified
  11. Juniperus sabina L. var. tamariscifolia Ait.
  12. Juniperus recurva Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
  13. Juniperus phoenicea L.
  14. Juniperus oxycedrus L.
  15. Juniperus horizontalis Moench.
  16. Juniperus excelsa M.Bieb.
  17. Juniperus communis L. var. hibernica
  18. Juniperus communis L. var. cracovia
  19. Juniperus chinensis L.
  20. Juniperus bermudiana L.
  21. Cupressus uhdeana Gord. ex Carri?re
  22. Cupressus torulosa D.Don
  23. Cupressus sempervirens L. var. stricta
  24. Cupressus sempervirens L. var. horizontalis Gord.
  25. Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw. ex Gord.
  26. Cupressus lusitanica Mill. var. benthamii (Endl.) Carrière
  27. Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
  28. Cupressus goveniana Gord.
  29. Cupressus funebris Endl.
  30. Cupressus australis Low ex Gord.
  31. Callitris species Van Diemen’s Land
  32. Callitris species unidentified [3]
  33. Callitris species unidentified [2]
  34. Callitris species unidentified [1]
  35. Callitris species Swan River
  36. Callitris rhomboidea R.Br. ex Rich.
  37. Callitris oblonga Rich. subsp. oblonga
  38. Callitris macleayana (Muell.) Muell.
  39. Callitris endlicheri (Parl.) Bail.
  40. Athrotaxis x laxifolia Hook.
  41. Athrotaxis selaginoides D.Don
  42. Athrotaxis selaginoides D.Don
  43. Athrotaxis cupressoides D.Don