honey plant
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈhʌni ˌplɑːnt/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈhʌni ˌplænt/

honey plant (plural honey plants)

  1. (beekeeping) Any plant#Noun|plant, all of them eudicots, from which bees usually collect nectar, pollen, or both for making honey.
  2. (plant) The name of a number of unrelated plant#Noun|plants.
    1. A plant of the genus Hoya, especially the porcelainflower or waxplant (Hoya carnosa) from the tendency for excess#Adjective|excess nectar to drip#Verb|drip from its flower#Noun|flowers.
      Synonyms: hoya
    2. A plant of the genus Melissa#Translingual|Melissa, especially lemon balm (Melissa officinalis).
      Synonyms: melissa
    3. Bishop's weed or false Queen Anne's lace (Ammi majus).
  • Russian: медоно́с

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