This name is a synonym of Espeletia argentea Humb. & Bonpl..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 78C24EB1-60C0-400C-A0CC-F0F11C68674D) with original publication details: 65 1856.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:205151-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-138597.