Meikle, R.D. 1985: Flora of Cyprus 2
but modified and names used differing
1Glumes acute or obtuse, awnless
1'Glumes emarginate, long-awned
2Margins of glumes long-ciliate at the tip; ligule up to 5 mm long; leaves scabrid on both surfaces
2'Margins of glumes minutely cililate; ligule 5-12 mm long; leaves scabrid on the upper surface, smooth below