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wax plant

noun
a shrubby climbing plant, Hoya carnosa, of the milkweed family, native to Australia, with umbels of waxy pink or white flowers.
Also, waxplant.


Origin:
1795–1805

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wax plant

noun
succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowers 
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