This name is a synonym of Espeletia cayetana (Cuatrec.) Cuatrec..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record D236DA8B-5CE5-4AC1-B48A-1DD05A280469) with original publication details: Phytologia 32 323 1975.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97679-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-16119, and has not been changed.