variegatum has the leaves variegated with bright yellow.
One variety of the horse-chestnut has variegated leaves, and another double flowers.
The sides are bluish green above, violet in the middle, red beneath, variegated with oval spots of brilliant silver.
Roman glass beads are always drawn out, and nicked off hot, with striation Iengthways; except the large opaque variegated beads which are coiled.
Little change, however, seems to have been made since the time of Ibn Jubair, who describes the floor and walls as overlaid with richly variegated marbles, and the upper half of the walls as plated with silver thickly gilt, while the roof was veiled with coloured silk.