This name is a synonym of Cynodon transvaalensis Burtt Davy.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 406437) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 105: 245 1958.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-406437, and has not been changed.