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having a beak or beaklike snout or proboscis

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It is assigned provisionally to Rhytidorhachis because it has a rostrate shell with a delthyrium covered by thick medially conjunct deltidial plates and prominent concentric ornament.
By its underleaves with a toothed margin, lobule with a rostrate mouth and long beak, and perianth with scattered tubercles, F.
Staminate inflorescence with prophyll 14 cm long, 12 cm wide; bracts 7, carinate and more or less rostrate, light-brown, 24-136 cm long, 14-16.
Cypselae oblong, ellipsoid, ovoid, obovoid to turbinate, truncate, attenuate to rostrate at the apex, smooth to ribbed; glabrous to pubescent, with typical or modified twin hairs, glandular hairs and leaf-like hairs (e.
Elaphandra is characterized by the technical characters of opposite, eglandular leaves; by sterile ray florets (when present); by ovate, eglandular anther appendages, these commonly black though sometimes tan within or distally; by erect or laxly recurved (not strongly coiled), papillose style branches; and by weakly pappose, rostrate (necked) cypselae, these without elaiosomes and without obvious carpopodia.
Androecium represented by only one stamen, with basifixed to sub-dorsifixed anther, glabrous, large filament, rostrate connective.
Fruits red with black apex at first, finally bright red, subglobose, somewhat acute at base, 15 x 17 mm, green on basal unexposed part, rostrate 1-2 mm; endocarp 1 1-14 x 13-16 mm, more or less acute at base, prominently pitted and irregularly grooved.
Cypselae rostrate to long-attenuate at the apex, glabrous to pubescent; pappus of scabrid, capillary bristles.
Inflorescence branching to one order, interfoliar, erect, arching or pendulous, protogynous; peduncle usually elongated, circular to oval in cross section, densely covered in indument, often heavily armed with spines; prophyll short, bicarinate, fibrous, unarmed or armed with small spines or bristles, hidden in the leaf bases; peduncular bract much exceeding the prophyll, spindle-shaped, often rostrate, splitting longitudinally along the abaxial face, persistent or eroding, usually densely tomentose, heavily armed with spines or unarmed; rachis shorter than the peduncle bearing spirally arranged rachillae, each sustented by a narrow triangular bract; rachillae ca.