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 249272) with original publication details: Ann. Hort. Belge Étrangère 15: 164 1865.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:278245-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-249272, and has not been changed.