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 about 36 genera and 500 species of hemiparasitic shrubs, trees and herbs, chiefly from tropical and warm dry regions, including Australia [FNSW].

Plants in this Family

  1. Santalum acuminatum (R.Br.) A.DC.