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 usually epiphytic ferns of some 50 genera and 1000 species from around the world.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 2 Australian species.

Plants in this Family

  1. Platycerium superbum de Jonch. & Hennipman
  2. Platycerium bifurcatum (Cav.) C.Chr.