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Melianthus major.

Botanical name:

Melianthus major Linn. Sapindaceae. Honey-Flower.

Cape of Good Hope. The flowers are of a dark brown color, in long, erect racemes a foot or more in length, containing a large quantity of honey, which is collected by the natives. It is grown in French flower gardens.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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