kuilgras/-xras/ [Afrikaans, gras grass], either of two grasses, Eragrostis plana or Diplachne fusca.
1931E.P. PhillipsS. Afr. Grasses 78 (Swart)Kuilgras,..A species of grass, Eragrostis plana, growing in the Fauresmith district is so called.
1966C.A. SmithCommon Names 316Kuilgras, Diplachne fusca...Eragrostis plana...Occurs in vleis where it is generally found fringing the deeper pools...The vernacular name for both species is derived from their occurrence in vleis.
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