This name is a synonym of Aechmea van-houtteana (Van Houtte) Mez.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 242087) with original publication details: Cat. 1878: 1878.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:122835-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-242087, and has not been changed.