This name is a synonym of Aechmea paniculigera (Sw.) Griseb..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 217891) with original publication details: Ill. Hort. 25: 50 1878.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:121597-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-217891, and has not been changed.