POWO BHL

Stewartia I.Lawson

, Sp. Pl. 2: 698 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30074548-2
Publication
Species Plantarum
Collation
2: 698
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI
Theaceae

Type Information

Type Name
S. malacodendron L.

Nomenclatural Notes

Gen. Pl. ed. 5. 311. 1754

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)

Links

Replaced synonym of
Malachodendron Mitch., Diss. Brev. Princ. Bot. 38 (1769), nom. illeg.
Same citation as
Stewartia I.Lawson, Sp. Pl. 2: 698 (1753).
Same citation as
Stewartia L., Sp. Pl. 2: 698 (1753).