This name is a synonym of Gymnocalycium gibbosum subsp. borthii (Koop ex H.Till) G.J.Charles.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Kakteen And. Sukk. 38: 191 1987.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:932316-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2835550, and has not been changed.