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 30 genera and 100 species of shrubs and trees widespread in tropical and temperate regions.  [FNA].  Represented in the Hortus by a single species, Liquidambar.

Plants in this Family

  1. Liquidambar styraciflua L.