Saffron characteristics and names worldwide
Dried stigma of Crocus Sativus L. plant belongs to Iridaceae family contains at least 0.4% essential oil w/v%.
Scientific name: Crocus Sativus
Latin name: Crocus Sativus L.
English name: Saffron, True Saffron, Day Saffron, Crocus
German name: Safran, Echter Safran, Gewurzsafran
French name: Safran, Safran D’automne, Safran Officinal, Safran Cultive
Persian name: Zaaferan, Kaisar, Rofoon
Arabic name: Kerooko, Al-zaaferan