Collecting saffron

Collecting saffron

E768/0708 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 80.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PETER MENZEL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Collecting saffron. Elderly woman removing the stigmas (red) from saffron crocus flowers (Crocus sativus). Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world due to the labour involved in collecting the flowers then removing and drying the stigmas. Photographed in Consuegra, La Mancha, Spain.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: adult, agricultural, agriculture, biological, biology, botanical, botany, caucasian, collected, collecting, collection, colouring, consuegra, crocus sativus, crocuses, crop, elderly, europe, european, expensive, extracting, farming, female, flavouring, flora, flower, flower parts, flowers, gathered, harvest, harvesting, herb, human, la mancha, land use, nature, old, people, person, picked, picker, plant, plants, preparing, processing, removing, saffron crocus, senior, spain, spanish, spice, stigma, stigmas, strands, table, traditional, white, woman, worker

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.