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.