The white grape variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Alligator, Babosa, Bourmel, Couche, Dona Branca, Folha de Figo, Malvasia de Porto, Prieto Picudo, Prieto Picudo Blanco and Tortozon. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological No similarities with the varieties Dona Branca. Godello (Prieto Picudo Blanco) or Tamarez (Folha de Figueira) can be confused. The parentage is unknown. The vine is the parent of the varieties alarije and Merseguera, In 2010 were in the area in Portugal Beira Interior three hectares of vineyards (Statistics Kym Anderson ).