The endemic Turkish taxon Linum mucronatum Bertol. subsp. gypsicola P.H. Davis var. papilliferum (Hub.-Mor. & Reese) P.H. Davis is transferred to the endemic species L. pamphylicum Boiss. & Heldr. ex Planch. as L. pamphylicum subsp. papilliferum (Hub.-Mor. & Reese) Yilmaz & Kaynak comb. & stat. nov. It is characterised by flowering stems with scabrid ridges, spathulate basal leaves and linear or linear-oblanceolate, papillose or puberulent cauline leaves.