This name is a synonym of Eragrostis flavicans Rendle.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 412449) with original publication details: Cat. Afr. Pl. 2: 252 1899.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:400994-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412449, and has not been changed.