This name is a synonym of Aristida hordeacea Kunth.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 395195) with original publication details: Sp. Gram. Stipac. 155 1842.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:389800-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-395195, and has not been changed.