wax plant


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wax plant

n.
See hoya.
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wax′ plant`

or wax′plant`,


n.
any of several tropical climbing or trailing plants of the genus Hoya, of the milkweed family, with umbels of pale waxy flowers.
[1795–1805]
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Noun1.wax plant - succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowerswax plant - succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowers
hoya - any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers
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This new species of the Hoya wax plant was named after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio for her environmental advocacies and nature conservation programs across the Davao region.
Also called wax plant, wax vine, wax flower or shooting star, Hoyais an Asian native plant that usually creeps or climbs.
Also called wax plant, wax vine, wax flower or shooting star, Hoya is an Asian native plant that usually creeps or climbs.
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