This name is a synonym of Espeletia brachyaxiantha S.Díaz.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 333CEB7E-0FDA-4F48-B141-CEEB02D737FF) with original publication details: Mutisia 61: 8 (1985) 8 1985.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:276912-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-66451.