Definition of renosterbos in English:
A grey-leaved, evergreen southern African shrub of the daisy family.
- Elytropappus rhinocerotis, family Compositae
- Although renosterbos is not showy or beautiful, it is an interesting and important component of our indigenous flora.
- A sly wind stalked the valley, teasing clumps of rhenosterbos, wisping the tails of a herd of gemsbok.
Early 19th century: from Afrikaans, from renoster 'rhinoceros' + bos 'bush'.
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