waxflower

Definitions of waxflower
  1. noun
    small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age
    synonyms: Indian pipe, Monotropa uniflora
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    type of:
    wild flower, wildflower
    wild or uncultivated flowering plant
  2. noun
    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
    synonyms: Madagascar jasmine, Stephanotis floribunda
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    type of:
    stephanotis
    any of various evergreen climbing shrubs of the genus Stephanotis having fragrant waxy flowers
  3. noun
    epiphytic clusia of British Guiana
    synonyms: Clusia insignis
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    type of:
    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
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