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 101306) with original publication details: Fieldiana, Bot. 28(1): 89 1951.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:126051-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-101306, and has not been changed.