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.


Family of conifers with some 11 genera and 100 species world wide.  [RHSD].  Represented in the Hortus by two varieties of English yew.

Plants in this Family

  1. Taxus baccata L. var. adpressa
  2. Taxus baccata L.
  3. Cephalotaxus harringtonia (Knight ex Forbes) K.Koch