This name is a synonym of Eragrostis pallens Hack..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 412499) with original publication details: Fl. Cap. 7: 609 1900.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:401035-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412499, and has not been changed.