Vera

 Linn. (A. vnlgdris, Lam. A. Barbadénsis, Mill.). Low or small, slender tree : lvs. broader; less channeled, pale gray-green, coarsely dentate, not sheath-ing: fls. yellow. Suckers,freely produced in cultivation, have clear apple-green mottled linear lvs. Mediterranean region, and naturalized through the warmer parts of the world.—The oldest known and probably the most common species.