waxflower

noun
1. epiphytic clusia of British Guiana
Syn: ↑Clusia insignis
Hypernyms: ↑air plant, ↑epiphyte, ↑aerophyte, ↑epiphytic plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Clusia
2. small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age
Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower
Member Holonyms: ↑Monotropa, ↑genus Monotropa
3. 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
Hypernyms: ↑stephanotis
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Stephanotis

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
1. : a climbing plant (Stephanotis floribunda) of Madagascar often cultivated in the greenhouse for its fragrant white flowers
2. : an epiphytic tree (Clusia insignis) of British Guiana

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