This name is a synonym of Aristida paoliana (Chiov.) Henrard.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 394712) with original publication details: Kew Bull. 23: 211 1969.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:389475-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-394712, and has not been changed.