This name is a synonym of Espeletia killipii Cuatrec..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 9DA03592-6808-4EBE-918F-FCB0E6F66291) with original publication details: Phytologia 32 326 1975.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97706-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-72271.