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A Madagascan climbing plant that is cultivated for its fragrant waxy white flowers.
- ‘The all-white bouquet was made up of orchids and lilies-of-the-valley from England, stephanotis from Scotland and carnations from Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man, with additional orchids from Wales.’
- ‘Other flowers that work well include stephanotis, tulips and orchids.’
- ‘She carried a cascade bouquet of stephanotis centered with an orchid.’
- ‘Lady Tamara carried a bouquet of garden roses in white and pale cream, white jasmine stephanotis and lily of the valley with myrtle leaves.’
- ‘More experienced gardeners may have success raising seeds of Camellia sasanqua, clivias, crepe myrtle, fuchsia, Murraya paniculata, roses and stephanotis.’
Modern Latin, from Greek, literally fit for a wreath from stephanos wreath.
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