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 3 genera and 7 species from tropical and sub-tropical Africa and South America.  Included by some in Musaceae.  Represented in the Hortus by several species and forms of Strelitzia.

Plants in this Family

  1. Strelitzia reginae Banks ex Dryand. var. juncea (Ker-Gawl.) H.E.Moore
  2. Strelitzia reginae Banks ex Dryand.
  3. Strelitzia alba (L.f.) Skeels.