The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Crocus sativus L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Crocus (family Iridaceae).

The record derives from iPlants (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 327454) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 36 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Crocus autumnalis Sm. [Illegitimate] Synonym H iPlants
Crocus officinalis (L.) Honck. Synonym H iPlants
Crocus orsinii Parl. Synonym H iPlants
Crocus pendulus Stokes Synonym H iPlants
Crocus sativus var. cashmerianus Royle Synonym L iPlants
Crocus sativus var. officinalis L. Synonym L iPlants
Crocus sativus var. orsinii (Parl.) Maw Synonym L iPlants
Crocus sativus subsp. orsinii (Parl.) K.Richt. Synonym L iPlants
Crocus setifolius Stokes Synonym H iPlants
Geanthus autumnalis Raf. Synonym H iPlants
Safran officinarum Medik. Synonym H iPlants

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-327454, and has not been changed.