genus Stephanotis


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Noun1.genus Stephanotis - genus of Old World tropical woody vines
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Asclepiadaceae, family Asclepiadaceae, milkweed family - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice
stephanotis - any of various evergreen climbing shrubs of the genus Stephanotis having fragrant waxy flowers
Madagascar jasmine, Stephanotis floribunda, waxflower - 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