The pinkish purple flowers of Leipoldtia schultzei are produced in many-flowered clusters above the leaves in winter and spring. An erect cone of up to 150 staminodes and stamens in the flower centre is surrounded by spreading oblong petals. Flower diameter varies from 1 cm to 3 cm. This plant was photographed in April at Minwater near Oudtshoorn, before flowering.
There are still a couple of fruit capsules present from last year, although the photo unfortunately does not show them clearly. The comparatively flat fruit capsules dry to a pale grey colour. The number of locules visible on the top is ten in this species, the number contributing to plant identification (Vlok and Schutte-Vlok, 2010; Schmidt, et al, 1998).
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