This name is a synonym of Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 410354) with original publication details: Racc. Bot. Miss. Consol. Kenya 130 1935.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-410354, and has not been changed.