The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Crocus

The genus Crocus is in the family Iridaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Crocus

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Crocus abantensis T.Baytop & B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus adanensis T.Baytop & B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus aerius Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus alatavicus Regel & Semen. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus aleppicus Baker Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus almehensis C.D.Brickell & B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus ancyrensis (Herb.) Maw Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus angustifolia Weston Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Crocus angustifolius Weston Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus antalyensis B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus asumaniae B.Mathew & T.Baytop Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus atticus (Boiss. & Orph.) Orph. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus autranii Albov Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus autumnalis Mill. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus banaticus J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus baytopiorum B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus biflorus Mill. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 10
Crocus boissieri Maw Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus boryi J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus boulosii Greuter Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus caeruleus Weston Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus cambessedesii J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus cancellatus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 2
Crocus candidus E.D.Clarke Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus carpetanus Boiss. & Reut. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus cartwrightianus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus caspius Fisch. & C.A.Mey. ex Hohen. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus chrysanthus (Herb.) Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus corsicus Vanucchi Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus cvijicii Kosanin Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus cyprius Boiss. & Kotschy Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus dalmaticus Vis. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus danfordiae Maw Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus dubius E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus etruscus Parl. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus fatuus Medik. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus flavus Weston Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 1
Crocus fleischeri J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × fritschii Derganc Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus fritschii Derganc Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Crocus gargaricus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus gilanicus B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × gotoburgensis R.Rolfe Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus goulimyi Turrill Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 1
Crocus grandiflorus Raf. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus graveolens Boiss. & Reut. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus hadriaticus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 2
Crocus hartmannianus Holmboe Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus hermoneus Kotschy ex Maw Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus heuffelianus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 1
Crocus hittiticus T.Baytop & B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × hybridus Petrovic Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus hyemalis Boiss. & Blanche Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus ilvensis Peruzzi & Carta Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus imperati Ten. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus incompletus J.A.Richt. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus janthinus Weston Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × jessoppiae Bowles Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus karduchorum Kotschy ex Maw Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus kerndorffiorum Pasche Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × koritnicus Randjel. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus korolkowii Maw & Regel Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus kosaninii Pulevic Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus kotschyanus K.Koch Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus laevigatus Bory & Chaub. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus leichtlinii (Dewer) Bowles Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × leonidii Rukšāns Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus ligusticus Mariotti Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus longiflorus Raf. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus malyi Vis. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus mathewii Kerndorff & Pasche Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus melantherus Boiss. & Orph. ex Maw Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus michelsonii B.Fedtsch. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus minimus DC. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus moabiticus Bornm. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus naqabensis Al-Eisawi & Kiswani Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus nerimaniae Yüzb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus nevadensis Amo & Campo Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus nivalis Bory & Chaub. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus niveus Bowles Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × nubigenoides Randjel. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus nudiflorus Sm. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus ochroleucus Boiss. & Gaill. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus olivieri J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 1
Crocus oreocreticus B.L.Burtt Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus pallasii Goldb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 2
Crocus paschei Kerndorff Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × paulineae Pasche & Kerndorff Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus pelistericus Pulevic Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus persicus Hausskn. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus pestalozzae Boiss. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × petrovicii Randjel. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus polyanthus Weston Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus pulchellus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus reticulatus Steven ex Adam Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus robertianus C.D.Brickell Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus rujanensis Randjel. & D.A.Hill Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus sativus L. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus scardicus Kosanin Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus scharojanii Rupr. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 2
Crocus serotinus Salisb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23 2
Crocus sieberi J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus sieheanus Barr ex B.L.Burtt Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus speciosus M.Bieb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × stellaris Haw. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus straussii Hausskn. Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus suaveolens Bertol. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus sublimis Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus × submedius Collins Unresolved L iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus suworowianus K.Koch Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus tauricus (Trautv.) Puring Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus thirkeanus K.Koch Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus thomasii Ten. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus tommasinianus Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus tournefortii J.Gay Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus vallicola Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus veluchensis Herb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus veneris Tapp. ex Poech Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus vernus (L.) Hill Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus versicolor Ker Gawl. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus vitellinus Wahlenb. Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23
Crocus wattiorum (B.Mathew) B.Mathew Accepted H iPlants 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 336 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Crocus. Of these 104 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 333 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Crocus. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 336 species names for the genus Crocus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 104 31.0%
Synonym 214 63.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 18 5.4%

All names

The status of the 669 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Crocus recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 127 19.0%
Synonym 523 78.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 19 2.8%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 336 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Crocus, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 103 211 0 0 314 93.5%
Medium confidence 1 2 0 0 3 0.9%
Low confidence 0 1 0 18 19 5.7%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Crocus is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
iPlants 103 212 0 17 0 332 98.8%
Tropicos 1 2 0 1 0 4 1.2%