This name is a synonym of Hyospathe elegans Mart..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 101302) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 3(2): 523 1882.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:667464-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-101302, and has not been changed.