1951N.L. KingTree-Planting 71Schotia brachypetala (Boerbean), A much-branched tree found in dry scrub forest in eastern Cape, Natal, Zululand and Transvaal. Bears clusters of bright scarlet flowers on the stem or branches.
1991C. Urquhart inWeekend Post 16 Mar. (Leisure) 1A tree which grows on his farm — the boerbean.
b.With distinguishing epithets designating particular species of boer-bean, as bush boer-bean, dwarf boer-bean, Karoo boer-bean, weeping boer-bean:see quotations. Also attributive.
1983K.C. PalgraveTrees of Sn Afr. 275Schotia afra..Karoo boer-bean...Schotia brachypetala..Weeping boer-bean.