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 9 genera and some 250 species of trees, shrubs and sub-shrubs from Asia to Africa, but mainly Australia and Malesia. [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a number of ornamental trees and shrubs.

Plants in this Family

  1. Pittosporum undulatum Vent.
  2. Pittosporum tobira Dryand.
  3. Pittosporum tenuifolium Banks & Sol. ex Gaertn. var. nigricans
  4. Pittosporum species unidentified
  5. Pittosporum revolutum Ait.
  6. Pittosporum eugenoides A.Cunn.
  7. Hymenosporum flavum (Hook.) F. Muell.