Monographs Details: Stewartia
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Genus Description - Pet 5(6), white, barely connate at base, pubescent beneath; stamens numerous, the filaments united at base into a narrow ring adnate to the base of the corolla; ovary 5-locular; capsule woody, with 1–4 seeds per locule, splitting from the top down; sep persistent into fr; shrubs or trees with deciduous lvs and large white fls short-pediceled or subsessile in the axils. 6, the other 4 in e. Asia.