wax plant

or wax·plant



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

Nearby words

  1. wax moth,
  2. wax museum,
  3. wax myrtle,
  4. wax palm,
  5. wax paper,
  6. wax tablet,
  7. wax tree,
  8. waxahachie,
  9. waxberry,
  10. waxbill

Origin of wax plant

First recorded in 1795–1805

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