Meikle, R.D. 1985: Flora of Cyprus 2
but modified and names used differing
1Robust; awns of the lemma stout, erect, somewhat recurved at maturity, over 0.8 mm wide at the base; lemma 8-12.5 mm long; glumes erect
1'Slender, weak; awns of the lemma flexuous, arcuate, not more than 0.5 mm wide at the base, lemma 7-8 mm long; glumes spreading