This name is a synonym of Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 392583) with original publication details: Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 143 1899.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-392583.