This name is a synonym of Aristida adscensionis L..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 394557) with original publication details: Observ. Bot. 4: 22 1786.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:389365-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-394557.