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 5F81CFCB-234F-48AF-ADCB-ABB37DD9498E) with original publication details: Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 22 603 1924.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97621-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-62055.