This name is a synonym of Armeria maritima subsp. purpurea (W.D.J.Koch) Á.Löve & D.Löve.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Flora 6: 710 1823.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:686393-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2652705.