Meikle, R.D., Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985
but modified
1Male inflorescences dense, commonly 10-18 mm long; fruit cones 13-15 x 10-12 mm; bract-sheaths closely overlapping with regularly imbricate teeth
1'Male inflorescences vermiform, commonly 20-30 mm long; fruit cones 10-12 x 7-8 mm; bract-sheaths rather distant, and separated by distinct constrictions