R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 1. 1977
but modified and names used differing
1Leaves reduced to simple, entire phyllodes, without leaflets
1'Leaves all bipinnate, not reduced to simple phyllodes, with leaflets
2Flower heads 3-5 mm diam.; phyllodes 2-8 mm wide
2'Flower heads 7-9 mm diam.; phyllodes 4-30(-40) mm wide
3Involucel concealed under flowers at apex of peduncle; leaflets 2-7 x 0.7-1.7 mm; pods thick, indehiscent, 4-7 x 0.9-1.5(-2) cm
3'Involucel situated towards base or about the middle of peduncle, conspicuous; leaflets 5-10 x 1.5-5 mm; pods strongly compressed and dehiscent, 6-15 x 0.7 cm