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.

Brugmansia racemosa [Macarthur]

Probably Juanulloa mexicana (Schldl.) Miers. which see.  Both Brugmansia racemosa and B. suaveolens are crossed out in a copy of the 1850 catalogue held in the Camden Park archives, with the notation ‘see Juanulloa p.16’ written at the side [CPA].

Horticultural & Botanical History

I have found no reference to Brugmansia racemosa in the literature.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1845 and 1850 catalogues.


Published Feb 27, 2010 - 02:39 PM | Last updated Feb 27, 2010 - 02:41 PM

Family Solanaceae
Region of origin

Probably South America

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Brugmansia racemosa 

Confidence level low