1822W.J. BurchellTrav.I. 364They (sc. Hottentots) are fond of brandy, but their distance from the Colony prevents their being gratified to the extent of their wishes or means. An attempt at distilling a spirit from the berries of, what they therefore call, the Brandewyn-bosch (Brandy-bush) had succeeded.
1972Palmer & PitmanTrees of Sn Afr.II. 1439Farmers in the Transvaal once made..a brandy known as mampoer from the fermented fruits, and here the species (sc. Grewia flava) is widely known as ‘brandy-bush’.
1982Fox & Norwood YoungFood from Veld 351Grewia flava...Common names: English — brandy bush, raisin tree, wild plum.
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