EPPO Global Database

Crocus sativus(CVOSA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CVOSA
  • Preferred name: Crocus sativus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Greece. Probably originated in cultivation. Introduced in some western European countries, and from Turkey to Western Asia


Common names
Name Language
saffron English
saffron crocus English
echter Krokus German
echter Zafran German
Gewürzkrokus German
Gewürzzafran German
Safran German
crocus cultivé French
safran French
safran cultivé French
safran du Gâtinais French
azafrán Spanish
croco coltivato Italian
zafferano Italian
safraan Dutch
açafrão Portuguese
saffran Swedish
safuran Japanese
サフラン Japanese
safran Turkish
valódi sáfrány Hungarian
čjafran  Croatian
šafrán setý Czech
kesar Hindi
केसर Hindi
brândușă de toamnă Romanian
krokus siaty Slovak