This name is a synonym of Pennisetum caffrum (Bory) Leeke..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 394450) with original publication details: Voy. îles Afrique 2: 376 1804.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:389290-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-394450, and has not been changed.