This name is a synonym of Digitaria angolensis Rendle.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 409511) with original publication details: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1928: 40 1928.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:399219-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-409511, and has not been changed.