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 hybrid unidentified

Unidentified Brugmansia hybrid.  No description is extant.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.

History at Camden Park

It was probably hybridised by John Bidwill, sent as seed from Tahiti by Bidwill and raised by Macarthur.  A plant was presented to the Sydney Botanic Gardens by William Macarthur on 15th September 1847 [RBGS AB].  Nothing more is known of this plant.


Published Feb 27, 2009 - 05:00 PM | Last updated Feb 25, 2010 - 05:02 PM

Family Solanaceae
Region of origin

Probably garden origin

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Brugmansia Africa – hybrid seedling 

Confidence level low