This name is a synonym of Philonotis fontana var. pumila (Turner) Brid..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35107826) with original publication details: Rev. Bryol. 32: 37 1905.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35107826, and has not been changed.