This name is a synonym of Tillandsia clavigera Mez.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 268874) with original publication details: Phytologia 5: 395 1956.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:253769-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-268874.