honey plant


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honey plant

n
(Plants) any of various plants that are particularly useful in providing bees with nectar
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Noun1.honey plant - a plant that furnishes nectar suitable for making honeyhoney plant - a plant that furnishes nectar suitable for making honey
hoya - any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers
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