This name is a synonym of Carex echinata Murray.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 225234) with original publication details: Jahresber. Naturf. Ges. Graubündens II, 23-24: 119 1880.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:299003-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-225234.