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.

Flacourtia species unidentified

Flacourtia sepiaria Roxb., the ‘Hedge flacoutia’ has been particularly recommended for fencing and hedging.  Other species have also been used for hedging.  [Don].  Macarthur’s plant could well be such a species.


Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.


History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.451/1850].



Published Mar 16, 2009 - 04:48 PM | Last updated Oct 21, 2011 - 03:06 PM

Family Flacourtiaceae
Region of origin

Tropics, otherwise unknown

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Flacourtia sp.


Confidence level low