This name is a synonym of Aechmea pineliana (Brongn. ex Planch.) Baker.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 218293) with original publication details: Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 126(1): 19 1955.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:271770-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-218293.