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Saffron and names

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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%.

Saffron names

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

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