This name is a synonym of Rhynchospora contracta (Nees) J.Raynal.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 265273) with original publication details: Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 177 1855.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:314641-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-265273.