Lacquered Wine Cup

Margaret Mee

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

An illustration of Aechmea fosteriana, otherwise known as Lacquered Wine Cup or Foster's Favorite Aechmea, a species of bromeliad native to Brazil and often grown for ornamental purposes.

The Bromeliads. 1969. Plate 24; "Margaret Mee". Ed. Sylvia de Botton Brautigam et al. Rio de Janeiro: ArtePadilla 2006. Page 119

Smith, Lyman B.

Painting is framed and hanging in Room W413 (Deborah Bell's office), NMNH, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Aechmea fosteriana (Bromeliaceae). Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; flowering plant. - pre 1965.

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  • Title: Lacquered Wine Cup
  • Creator: Margaret Mee
  • Type: Illustration
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
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  • Medium: Gouache
  • Scientific Name: <i>Aechmea fosteriana</i>
  • Photo Credit: Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Botany