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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Buckwheat is a good honey plant, producing a dark, strong monofloral honey.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is also a good honey plant.
When he busts out of his hive -- and a deadend job at the honey plant -- he finds a wild and exciting world of humans who buy the sweet product of his toil.
Markov urges the authorities to raise the subsidy from 600 to 1,000 denars per bee family and to provide conditions for expanding the land on which honey plants are grown.
They will also create a bee pasture there through the cultivation of honey plants.
Data on the palynological study of pollen grains of some Albania's honey plants of Leguminosae family.