1937F.S. LaughtonSylviculture of Indigenous Forests 61Rhamnaceae. Rhamnus prinoides,..(Blinkblaar) is a shrub, sometimes 15 feet in height, which occurs occasionally throughout the forests.
1944H.C. Bosman inL. AbrahamsCask of Jerepigo (1972) 157Then there was the bush...Swarthaak and blinkblaar and wag-’n-bietjie.
1951N.L. KingTree-Planting 70Rhamnus prinoides (Blinkblaar), A widely dispersed shrub with shiny leaves, dark green above, paler below. Suitable for hedges. Grows almost anywhere except in the driest parts.
[1966C.A. SmithCommon Names 112Blinkblaar(boom), Several unrelated arboreous or arborescent species of which the leaves have a characteristic glossy or polished appearance.]
1970M.R. Levyns inStd Encycl. of Sn Afr.II. 364Blinkblaar(bos), The best-known bearer of this name is Rhamnus prinoides, a thornless shrub of the family Rhamnaceae, having shining, dark green, simple leaves.
1990Weekend Post 3 Mar. (Leisure) 7The darker greens which were used as fillers were Rhamnus prinoides (blinkblaar), an indigenous shrub which grows along river banks...The shiny leaves and lasting qualities of this plant have made it popular with florists.
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