Aechmea is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The name comes from the Greek “aichme”, a spear. Aechmea has 8 subgenera and 255 species distributed from Mexico through South America. Most of the species in this genus are epiphytes.
The size of the print: 9,8" x 6,7" (25 x 17 cm) including its border.
Printed in 1897, Germany as an illustration for "Pflanzenleben" by Kerner von Marilaun.
The print is in good condition, perfect for framing.
Concerning the age of the paper - cca. 115 years - some spots can be occured on the margin and the reverse side, but these do not effect the quality of the print itself as it can be seen on the scan.
Please note, that by antique prints due to their age some imperfections are to be expected.
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