This name is a synonym of Aristida vestita Thunb..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 394796) with original publication details: Trav. S. Africa 2: 226 1824.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:389539-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-394796, and has not been changed.