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Accepted name: 
Crocus sativus L. [Iridaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist ( Three stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
agnishekhara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agnishikha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
akkinicekaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
aruna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
asra Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
asrika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
autumn crocus Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
avakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
avam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
azaferan Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
azafran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
azafrán Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
açafrão Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
açcfrão Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
bahlikabc, Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
balhika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bhavarakta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cankocapicunam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
catikecam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
catimaracam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
centurukkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chandana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
charu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
croci stigma Pharmaceutical E-Kommission: Unapproved Status (1984-1994)
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Med. Standards (2014)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
croci stigma ad praeparationes homoeopathica Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
croci stigma ad praeparationes homoeopathicas Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
crocus Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
crocus autumn Other World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
crocus hispanicus Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
crocus orientalis Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
crocus sativus Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
cukkilapputta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dhira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dipaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dye saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
echter safran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
fan hong hua Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
fan-hung-hua Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
gaura Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gewürzsafran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
ghasra Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghuia Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ghusriam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghusrna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghusruna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghuśiṇa Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
gur gum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gur-gum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
harichandana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hay saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
irattam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
irattancapittam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jafran Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
jafrana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jafranekar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jaguda Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kacimiram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kaesar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kaesari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kaisara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kaleyaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kamkana Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kanta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kara Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kashmara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kashmiraja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kashmirajanma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasmira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasmiraja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasmirajanma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasmiram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kecaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kecarippu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kesar Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kesara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kesaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kesari Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
keshar Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
keshara Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kha che Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khoongoomapoo Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kirucan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kmra Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
koema-koema Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
krókos Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
ksataja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kucumpam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kumkum Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kumkuma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kumkuma kaesari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kumkumam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kungu mappoo Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kungumappoo Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kungumapu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kungumapuvu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kunkuma Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kunkuma puvu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kunkuma puvvu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kunkuma-kesara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkuma-puvva Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumakesari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumamu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumapave Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumappu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumappuvu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumapuvve Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kunkumma-purru Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kurkum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kusrunam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumatmaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kuṅkuma (style and stigma) Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
kāśmīra Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
kēśara Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
larkimasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lohita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
malam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mangal Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mangalya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
maralukam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
maravatam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mavacciram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mavananki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nalalpu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
naravucaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
palapaliriti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
piriyakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pishuna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pitaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pitana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pumalekinam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
putpika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
quste talkh Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
raja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rakta Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
raktachandana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
raktasanjna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ruchira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rudhira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saffranskrokus Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
saffraon Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
saffron Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ISO Catalogue (2009)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
saffron cress Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saffron crocus Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
saffron for homoeopathic preparations Other British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
saffron stigma Other Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
safran Other Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
E-Kommission: Unapproved Status (1984-1994)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
Survey of Trad. Drugs Sold in Jordan (Lev, 2002)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
sankoca Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sankocha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sankochapishuna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saphran Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sapran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
saubhara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saurab Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shonita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shonitavhaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
spanish saffron Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
stigma croci Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
szafran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
szafrana Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
sáfrány Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
true saffron Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
turukkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ulokitacantanam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
valhika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vallapetam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vanita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vanmikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
varabalhika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vareniyam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
varenya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vatankura Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
xi hong hua Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
xihonghua Other Hong Kong Chinese Materia Med. Standards (2014)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
z'afarân Other Med. Pl. Yemen (Fleurentin et al., 1982)
za afran l-hor Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zaafaran Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zafaran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zafarfon Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zafarn Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
zafarán Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
zaferān Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
zafferano Other Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zaffran Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
zafran Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
zafran sayida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
zafrane hor Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zahafaran Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
zang hong hua Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zanghonghua Other Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)
zeferan Other Ethnobot. & Trade of Pl. in Qaysari Market, Iraq (Mati & Boer, 2011)
z’afaran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
ζαφαράν Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
κρόκος Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
زعفران Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
サフラン Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
番紅花 Other Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
藏红花 Other Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)
西紅花 Other Hong Kong Chinese Materia Med. Standards (2014)