Meikle, R.D. 1977: Flora of Cyprus 1
but modified
1Some of the seeds, or all the seeds winged (rarely all wingless); leaves blunt, acute or almost mucronulate, but not cuspidate or aristate, fleshy; capsule 3-4 mm wide
1'All the seeds without wings; leaves mucronate, cuspidate or shortly aristate, not very fleshy; capsule 1.5-3 mm wide
2Bracts wanting or very short; pedicels very slender; inflorescence a lax repeatedly dichotomous cyme; capsule 2-2.5 x 1.5-2 mm
2'Bracts linear, foliaceous; pedicels not very slender; inflorescence with the ultimate branches usually elongate and racemose; capsule 4-4.5 x 2.5-3 mm