Shortia Torrey & A. Gray.
A genus of 5 species (if Schizocodon is excluded, as here), perennial herbs or subshrubs, of e. Asia and the Southern Appalachians. The closest relatives of our species are two Japanese species: S. uniflora (Maximowicz) Maximowicz and S. rotundifolia (Maximowicz) Makino.
Ref: Barnes (1990); Davies (1952); Gaddy et al. (2019); Hatley (1977); Higashi, Ikeda, & Setoguchi (2015); Nesom (2009i) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009); Scott & Day (1983); Scott In Kubitzki et al. (2004). Show full citations.