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 241433) with original publication details: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 440 1892.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:796543-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-241433.