This name is a synonym of Scleria secans (L.) Urb..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50052900) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 2(1): 177 1842.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50052900, and has not been changed.