Hordeum

R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985T. G. Tutin, V. H. Heywood, N. A. Burges, D. M. Moore, D. H. Valentine, S. M. Walters & D. A. Webb, Flora Europaea 5. 1980
but modified and names used differing
1Culms bulbous at the base
1'Culms not bulbous at the base
2Awns of the spikelets up to 12 cm long
2'Awns much shorter, not more than 3 cm long
3Glumes of central spikelet scabrid or smooth, not ciliate
3'Glumes of central spikelet long-ciliate
4Both glumes of the lateral spikelets subulate, or one slightly swollen but not winged
4'One glume of the lateral spikelet with a wing at the base
5Anthers of central spikelet 0.2-0.5 mm; prolongation of rhachilla of lateral spikelets stout, orange-brown
5'Anthers of central spikelet 0.7-1.4 mm; prolongation of rhachilla of lateral spikelets slender, green
6Central spikelet sessile or with a pedicel not more than 0.6 mm; lateral spikelets not longer than the central; palea of central spikelet 1-1.4 times as long as palea of lateral spikelets
6'Central spikelet with pedicel (0.7-)0.9-1.8 mm; lateral spikelets longer than the central; palea of central spikelet 0.7-0.9 times as long as palea of lateral spikelets