Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1
but modified
1Cauline leaves petiolate; bracts stalked, leaf-like; sepals glabrous externally; achenes glabrous or thinly pilose
1'Cauline leaves sessile; bracts sessile, much reduced; sepals silky-pubescent externally; achenes densely lanuginose
2Basal leaves with 3, petiolulate, much dissected segments; flowers large, 3-10 cm diam.; sepals 5-6, 10-35 mm wide
2'Basal leaves 3-lobed, or with 3 sessile, cuneate segments; flowers 2-5 cm diam.; sepals 12-18, 5-7 mm wide