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 4 genera and some 1000 species of semi-succulent herbs, rarely sub-shrubs, mainly epiphytic and lithophytic, from tropical and sub-tropical regions, including Australia [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a species of Peperomia.

Plants in this Family

  1. Peperomia species unidentified