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 32 genera and 420 species of shrubs or rarely small trees from Australia, Indo-China, the Pacific Islands and South America.  [FNSW]. Represented in the Hortus by a single species of Australian Heath.

Plants in this Family

  1. Epacris purpurascens R.Br.
  2. Epacris longiflora Cav.