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 1000 species of shrubs, trees and occasional climbers from warm-temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 3 ornamental shrubs or small trees.

Plants in this Family

  1. Ardisia solanacea Roxb.
  2. Ardisia paniculata Roxb.
  3. Ardisia crenata Sims
  4. Ardisia colorata Roxb.