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 35 genera and 450 species of shrubs, trees and climbers, chiefly from tropical and temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 2 species of Australian tree.

Plants in this Family

  1. Doryphora sassafras Endl.
  2. Atherosperma moschatum Labill.