This name is a synonym of Aristida hystrix L.f..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 395108) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. 2: 400 1817.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:389732-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-395108.