This name is a synonym of Elasis hirsuta (Kunth) D.R.Hunt.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 270311) with original publication details: Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 263 1816.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:255981-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270311, and has not been changed.