This name is a synonym of Espeletia lopezii Cuatrec..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 53E5C61C-E67E-4AC7-B50D-2AB448B3E786) with original publication details: Phytologia 31 327 1975.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97713-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-73888.