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 coniferous trees and shrubs comprising some 14 genera and 150 species, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus mainly by species from Australia and New Zealand.  The genus Phyllocladus is sometimes placed in its own family, Phyllocladaceae.  In the Hortus it is included in Podocarpaceae.

Plants in this Family

  1. Saxegothaea conspicua Lindl.
  2. Podocarpus totara G.Benn. ex D.Don
  3. Podocarpus spinulosus (Smith) R.Br. ex Mirbel
  4. Podocarpus lawrencei Hook.f.
  5. Podocarpus elatus R.Br. ex Mirb.
  6. Podocarpus dacrydioides A.Rich.
  7. Podocarpus australis Hort.
  8. Phyllocladus trichomanoides D.Don
  9. Phyllocladus aspleniifolius (Labill.) Hook.f.
  10. Lagarostrobos franklinii (Hook.f.) Quinn