The Augea capensis flower calyx has pointed sepal tips lying upon the lower part of the developed fruit body. The sepal lobes have membranous margins and appendages at their tips. These lobes are pointed and yellowish, gradually losing shape on the fruit, compared to the blue-green ones that still firmly cover the young buds.
The fruit stalk is erect and sturdy, taller than in the flower stage, but the adjacent leaf is still taller than the fruit tip. The leaf in picture has a curious twist to its conical tip; other leaves partly in picture also display curving of their cylindrical shapes.
This plant grows in sandy Namaqualand soil, photographed during August (Vlok and Schutte-Vlok, 2010; Le Roux, et al, 2005; Leistner, (Ed.), 2000; iNaturalist).
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