This name is a synonym of Marantochloa purpurea (Ridl.) Milne-Redh..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 233504) with original publication details: Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 96 1897.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:796221-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-233504.