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Part of many names or synonyms for autochthonous grape varieties mainly found in Austria. The grape variety Grüner Veltliner, by far the most common, is only distantly related, if at all, to all others in the Veltliner name group. With the exception of one variety, all of them are descended from Roter Veltliner, an important leading Austrian variety. With the exception of the new variety Donauveltliner, the varieties probably developed without human influence through natural crossbreeding or mutation, as did many other European cultivars:

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