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 233529) with original publication details: J. Bot. 25: 132 1887.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:796245-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-233529.