This name is a synonym of Tillandsia tripinnata (Baker) Mez.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 232465) with original publication details: Handb. Bromel. 156 1889.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:309770-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-232465, and has not been changed.