1931E.P. PhillipsS. Afr. Grasses 72Panicum maximum (Guinea grass or Buffels gras) is a good pasture and hay grass.
1937Handbk for Farmers (Dept of Agric. & Forestry) 409Buffelsgras, known also as Ubabe..is a sweet-veld grass.
1955J. ClearyJustin Bayard 182Between the patch of buffel grass and the grey-blue slate was a small strip of fine sand.
1958Austral. Encycl.IV. 126Introduced species [of]..fodder plants..from Africa, veldt..buffel (Cenchrus ciliaris)..grasses.
1987Lubke & La CockVegetation & Ecology of Kwaaihoek (pamphlet)A characteristic grassland community dominated by Sporobolus virginicus (brakgras) and Stenotaphrum secundatum (seasidequick, buffelsgras) occurs on the northwestern side of the promontory.
1822W.J. BurchellTrav.I. 317The next was filled chiefly with Zwartebast (Black-bark), Karreehout, and Buffeldoorn (Buffalo-thorn).
1985Cape Times 2 Oct. 1Police and soldiers in three Casspirs and two Buffel armoured personnel carriers took up position opposite the gate.
1986Sunday Times 16 Mar. 14Unique problems..which led to South Africa becoming a pioneer and world leader in building mine-resistant troop vehicles. Most notable among these are the well-known Buffel troop carriers.
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