This name is a synonym of Eriocaulon echinulatum Mart..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 244289) with original publication details: Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo n.s., 1(1): 3 1954.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:335725-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-244289, and has not been changed.