R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985
but modified
1Anthers longer than filaments or equalling them, the latter 5-8 mm long; plant 30-130 cm high; flowers vivid magenta-pink; lowermost bract often 6 cm long or longer; perianth-segments 3-4 cm long; lowermost leaves 0.6-1.4 cm wide
1'Anthers shorter than filaments, the latter 10-15 mm long; plant 15-50 cm high; flowers pale or dark rose-pink; lowermost bract not more than 3 cm long; perianth-segments 2,5-3 cm long; lowermost leaves less than 0.5 cm wide