One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Any plant which provides a particularly valuable nectar source for bees, and hence useful in the production of honey.
2Any of various plants that are used as sweeteners, that yield abundant nectar, or whose flowers have a sweet smell.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in New Annual Register 1814. From honey + plant.
honey plant/ˈhʌnɪ plant//ˈhʌnɪ plɑːnt/
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