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Jesse Tree

In Christian art, a vine tracing the genealogy of Christ, called a “rod out of the stem of Jesse” (Isa. xi. l). Jesse is generally represented in a recumbent position, and the vine is made to rise out of his loins.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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