This name is a synonym of Cyathea pungens (Willd.) Domin.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 26613835) with original publication details: Tent. Pterid. 61 1836.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26613835, and has not been changed.