Meikle, R.D. 1985: Flora of Cyprus 2Raus, T. & Scholz, H. 2004: Contribution to the flora of Cyprus: a new species of Crypsis (Poaceae). – Willdenowia 34: 457-462
but modified
1Inflorescence an elongate, narrow, oblanceolate, spike-like panicle
1'Inflorescence an ellipsoid panicle or capitulum of spikes
2Inflorescence longer than broad
2'Inflorescence broader than long
3Glumes without cuspidate acumen; lemmas 3.0-3.6 mm long, acute, unawned
3'Glumes narrowing into a cuspidate acumen; lemmas 2.5-3.0 mm long, ending into a cuspidate acumen of 0.5-0.8 mm
4Spikelets 4-6 x 1 mm; stamens 3
4'Spikelets 3.0-3.5 x 1.0-1.5 mm; stamens 2