This name is a synonym of Aechmea comata (Gaudich.) Baker.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 249264) with original publication details: Fam. Bromel. 150 1856.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:123291-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-249264, and has not been changed.