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wax·flow·er

 (wăks′flou′ər)
n.
Any of various flowering shrubs of the genus Chamelaucium native to western Australia, especially C. uncinatum, which has long-lasting white to pink or purple flowers used in floral arrangements.

[From their waxy petals.]

waxflower

(ˈwæksˌflaʊə)
n
(Plants) Austral any of several rutaceous shrubs of the genus Eriostemon, having waxy pink-white five-petalled flowers
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Noun1.waxflower - twining woody vine of Madagascar having thick dark waxy evergreen leaves and clusters of large fragrant waxy white flowers along the stemswaxflower - 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
genus Stephanotis - genus of Old World tropical woody vines
stephanotis - any of various evergreen climbing shrubs of the genus Stephanotis having fragrant waxy flowers
2.waxflower - epiphytic clusia of British Guiana
genus Clusia - tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers
aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant - plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
3.waxflower - small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flowerwaxflower - small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Monotropa, Monotropa - leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae
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