The red grape variety comes from the border area Moldova / Romania, There are around 100 Synonyms, which testifies to the once widespread and old age. Some of them are Bătută Niagră, Bătută Nigră, Bătută Nyagră, Cabasma Neagrā, Francucha Rouge, Frăncuşă Niagră, Frankusha Krasnaya, Frankusha Red, Kabasiya, Kabasiya Chernay, Kabassia, Kabassia Ciornaia, Kabassia Noir, Kabassiya, Kabasya, Kabassya, Kabaszija, Znamenskii. Znamenskyi, Znamenskyi Qirmizi Frankusa and Znamensky. The parentage is unknown. Whether a relationship with the white, Romanian variety Frâncuşă is not known. It is called Kelter- and table grape used. In 2010, 3 hectares of vines were recorded in Romania (Statistics Kym Anderson ).
Pictures: Ursula Bruehl, Doris Schneider, Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)