For the time being, the species is treated in a wide sense following Meikle (1977). The situation in Cyprus is currently under revision.
A. G. Giusso del Galdo, C. Brullo, S. Brullo, S. Cambria & P. Minissale, Bituminaria kyreniae (Fabaceae), a new species from Northern Cyprus in Phytotaxa 220. 2015, B. G. Hadjikyriakou, Symvoli sti meleti tis chloridas tis Kyprou 17 in Dasoponos 55. 2013, C. R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 1. 1977
400–750 mDD. R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 1. 1977