This name is a synonym of Carex acicularis Boott.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 227530) with original publication details: Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 28: 612 1895.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:300297-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-227530, and has not been changed.