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Noun: waxflower
  1. Twining woody vine of Madagascar having thick dark waxy evergreen leaves and clusters of large fragrant waxy white flowers along the stems; widely cultivated in warm regions
    - Madagascar jasmine, Stephanotis floribunda
  2. Epiphytic clusia of British Guiana
    - Clusia insignis
  3. Small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age
    - Indian pipe, Monotropa uniflora

Derived forms: waxflowers

Type of: aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant, stephanotis, wild flower, wildflower

Part of: genus Clusia, genus Monotropa, genus Stephanotis, Monotropa

Encyclopedia: Waxflower