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 47DC3F86-E260-45FF-BFFC-F415E5C2150C) with original publication details: Phytologia 27 179 1973.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97620-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-140041.