honey flower
honeyflower honeyflower, honey flower honey flower . 1. (Bot.) An erect bushy shrub ({Lambertia formosa}) of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.

Syn: mountain devil, {Lambertia formosa}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Bot.) The Australian shrub ({Protea mellifera}) whose flowers yield honey copiously.

Syn: {Protea mellifera}. [WordNet 1.5]

3. (Bot.), An evergreen shrub of the genus {Melianthus}, a native of the Cape of Good Hope. The flowers yield much honey. [1913 Webster]


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