This name is a synonym of Aechmea farinosa (Regel) L.B.Sm..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 217899) with original publication details: Handb. Bromel. 53 1889.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:5398-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-217899.