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.

Cupressus australis Low ex Gord.

A synonym of Cupressus sempervirens L.  See Cupressus sempervirens L. var. stricta for a description.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Listed only in the 1857 catalogue [C.33/1857].


Cupressus australis Pers. (1807) = Callitris rhomboidea R.Br. ex Rich. which see.  This is a possible identification.  It may be an Australian species not identified at the time

Published Aug 02, 2009 - 08:29 AM | Last updated Jul 16, 2010 - 04:57 PM

Family Cupressaceae
Region of origin

Eastern Mediterranean

  • Cupressus sempervirens L. 
Common Name

Italian cypress, Mediterranean cypress

Name in the Camden Park Record

Cupressus Australis 

Confidence level medium