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 233506) with original publication details: Pflanzenr. IV, 48: 63 1902.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-233506.