This name is a synonym of Deschampsia atropurpurea (Wahlenb.) Scheele.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 397344) with original publication details: Hort. Berol. 1: 119 1827.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:391332-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-397344.