1934C.P. Swart Supplement to Pettman. 18Boesmangras,..The Aristida obtusa, a shrub native to Namaqualand, formerly occupied by Bushmen.
1955J.D. Scott et al. inD. MeredithGrasses & Pastures 291Aristida...Common names for the genus are numerous. Among the best known are ‘Steekgras’, ‘Bushman grass’, ‘Boesmangras’ and ‘Twa(a)gras’, each with several descriptive adjectives for individual species.
1966C.A. SmithCommon Names 148Boesman(s)gras, To-day a general name for a large number of species of Aristida.
1974J.M. CoetzeeDusklands 124I know what it is like, it is like rooigras, it is a kind of rooigras. I will call it boesmansgras.
1991G.E. Gibbs Russell et al.Grasses of Sn Afr. 326Stipagrostis obtusa,..Kortbeenboesmangras. Compact and densely tufted.
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