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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Crocus sativus L., Sp. Pl.: 36 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: a cultigen from Greece
(11) cze (12) spa 13 GRC ita (20) mor (34) irn tur (40) pak whm
Lifeform: Tuber geophyte
Remarks: Widely cultivated sterile cultigen probably derived from C. cartwrightianus.
Family: Iridaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts & C.Barker