This name is a synonym of Bryum alpinum var. ovatum (Boulay) Podp..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35186781) with original publication details: Nov. Stirp. Pug. 1884.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35186781, and has not been changed.