This name is a synonym of Espeletia occidentalis A.C.Sm..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record B592E3EF-4399-41D9-8A38-686B7644E1A8).
This name record (from TICA) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Espeletia occidentalis in version 1 of The Plant List.