The white grape comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Alligator, Babosa, Bourmel, Couche, Dona Branca, Folha de Figo, Malvasia de Porto, Prieto Picudo, Prieto Picudo Blanco and Tortozon. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Dona Branca. Godello (Prieto Picudo Blanco) or Tamarez (Folha de Figueira). The parentage is unknown. The vine is parent of the varieties alarije and Merseguera, In 2010 were in Portugal in the area Beira Interior three hectares of vineyards reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).