This name is a synonym of Rhynchospora pilosa Boeckeler.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 265553) with original publication details: Allg. Bot. Z. Syst. 2: 158 1896.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:230698-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-265553, and has not been changed.