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Theaceae Stewartia I.Lawson

Sp. Pl. 2: 698. 1753 [1 May 1753] ; Gen. Pl. ed. 5. 311. 1754 View page [BHL]

Type Information

Type Name:

S. malacodendron L.

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same citation as:Theaceae Stewartia I.Lawson Sp. Pl. 2: 698. 1753 [1 May 1753] ; Gen. Pl. ed. 5. 311. 1754

same citation as:Theaceae Stewartia L. Sp. Pl. 2: 698. 1753 [1 May 1753] : errat.; see Stewartia I.Lawson

replaced synonym of:Theaceae Malachodendron Mitch. Diss. Brev. Princ. Bot. 38. 1769

Remarks: Linnaeus (Gen. Pl.) cited Lawson as the author of the treatment of Stewartia. Eponymy: Stewartia (Stuartia) named in honor of John Stuart, third Earl of Bute (1713-92), for whom Butea was also named, British Prime Minister 1762-63 (vide Stearn's Dict. Pl. Names Gardeners 286. 1992)

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