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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.]
(Plants) Austral any of several rutaceous shrubs of the genus Eriostemon, having waxy pink-white five-petalled flowers
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|Noun||1.||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|
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
|3.||waxflower - small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age|