This name is a synonym of Eragrostis rufescens Schult..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 412664) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2: 495 1829.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:401177-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412664.