Meikle, R.D. 1985: Flora of Cyprus 2
but names used differing
1Bristle of the awn glabrous, scabrid or with very short hairs; leaf blades glabrous; lemma 14-16 mm long
1'Bristle of the awn hairy, hairs c. 2 m long; leaf blades glabrous on upper surface, minutely tomentose on nerves on lower surface, with more or less scaberulous margins; lemma 9-10 mm long