Stewartia monadelpha

Stewartia monadelpha

  • Stewartia monadelpha
  • Stewartia monadelpha
  • Flower name
    Stewartia monadelpha
  • Scientific name
    Stewartia monadelpha
  • AliasStewartia monadelpha, 姫沙羅, Himeshara
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Stewartia monadelpha

Stewartia monadelpha or himeshara (Scientific name: Stewartia monadelpha) is a deciduous tree native to Japan, belonging to thefamily Theaceae. It grows wild in the mountains of southern Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. The mature trees are smooth and reddish-brown with peeling bark like the Lagerstroemia indica. In summer, it produces smaller white flowers similar to Camellia sinensis (Scientific name: Stewartia pseudocamellia).

Common name: Stewartia monadelpha, Scientific name: Stewartia monadelpha, aka: himeshara, Place of origin: Japan, Type of life: deciduous tree, Height: 10-15 m, Leaf color: yellowish green to red (autumn), Leaf margin: serrated, Leaf blade shape: oblong, Flowering season: July-August, Flower color: white, Flowering place: leaf axils, Fruiting: October-November, Fruit color: brown.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Theaceae
  • Genus
    Stewartia
  • Species
    S. monadelpha
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Rose-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Arrowhead shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typedeciduous tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.5 cm

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