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 creeping terrestrial ferns of 5 genera and some 150 species, from both tropical and temperate regions.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 2 species found locally.

Plants in this Family

  1. Sticherus flabellatus (R.Br.) H.St.John
  2. Gleichenia microphylla R.Br.