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.

Physianthus elata unidentified

An unidentified Physianthus or Arauja species, twining or climbing perennials.  Physianthus is now generally included with Araujia and Physianthus tricolor may be another Araujia species.  See Araujia albens (Mart.) D.Don for further discussion.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to Loddiges Nursery 6th January 1845.  [MP A2933-2, p.28].


Published Feb 24, 2010 - 09:31 AM | Last updated Jul 14, 2010 - 02:53 PM

Family Asclepiadaceae
Region of origin


Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Physianthus ‘elata’ 

Confidence level low