This name is a synonym of Helictotrichon desertorum (Less.) Pilg..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 397374) with original publication details: Fl. Ross. 4: 415 1852.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:391344-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-397374.