KEY TO THE SUBSPECIES

1Peduncle of infructescence 3-10 mm long; fruiting pedicel 2-3 mm long; fruits subglobose, 3.8-4.2 cm long, with cinnamon-rusty scurfy hairs 0.1 mm, easily rubbed off.
1'Peduncle of infructescence 15-25(-30) mm long; fruiting pedicel more slender, 13-18 mm long, [bracteole scar 2-4 mm below the fruit;] fruits (slightly immature) ellipsoid-oblong, 5-5.5 cm long, with persistent dark chocolate-coloured hairs 0.1-0.2 mm.