Definition of Honeyflower
1. Noun. Erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar.
Group relationships: Genus Lambertia, Lambertia
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
2. Noun. Australian shrub whose flowers yield honey copiously.
Group relationships: Genus Protea
Generic synonyms: Protea
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Literary usage of Honeyflower
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent (1889)
"Hawthorn, American, before Heaths. Cape .... honeyflower, great, Cape. Honeysuckle, Chinese, China Honeysuckle, fly. Cape . ..."
2. The Centennial Supplement to the Sydney Morning Herald: Together with by Sydney Morning Herald (1888)
"The "honeyflower" (Lambertia formosa) is so called because it bears a red flower full of honey. • "VVe have also a native currant ..."
3. The Centennial Supplement to the Sydney Morning Herald: Together with by Sydney Morning Herald (1888)
"The " honeyflower " (Lambertia formosa) is so called because it bears a red flower full of honey. ' We have also a native currant ..."
4. Stray Leaves from a Border Garden by Mary Pamela Ellis Milne-Home (1901)
"... and patches of Alyssum and bee-haunted Scillas, white honeyflower, lying in pink tufts along the border; and last, but not least, the dear little ..."