This name is a synonym of Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 406480) with original publication details: Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 21 1775.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:397174-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-406480.