This name is a synonym of Aechmea comata (Gaudich.) Baker.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 217893) with original publication details: Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 126(1): 14 1955.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:5394-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-217893, and has not been changed.