This name is a synonym of Corynopuntia clavata (Engelm.) F.M.Knuth.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Phytologia 26: 176 1973.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:113733-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2833767, and has not been changed.