This name is a synonym of Thuidium recognitum subsp. philibertii (Limpr.) Dixon.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35105760) with original publication details: Laubm. Deutschl. 2: 835 1895.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35105760.