This name is a synonym of Espostoa melanostele (Vaupel) Borg.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50(111): 12 1913.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:52167-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2709522, and has not been changed.