Meikle, R.D., Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985
but modified and accepted names differing
1Spikelets 2-3 mm long; glumes and lemmas mucronate, not awned or cuspidate; inflorescence simple
1'Spikelets larger, 3-4 mm long; glumes often awned and lower lemma cuspidate, acuminate or awned (up to 3 cm); inflorescence often with short branches at the base