This name is a synonym of Aristida pansa Wooton & Stand..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 394963) with original publication details: Phytologia 27: 441 1974.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:19289-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-394963.