This name is a synonym of Espeletiopsis pannosa (Standl.) Cuatrec..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 84E17DDD-CF6C-44F3-AB2E-1446C0E59DAB) with original publication details: Ciencia (Mexico) 6 263 1945.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97775-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-10829, and has not been changed.