This name is a synonym of Eragrostis macilenta (A.Rich.) Steud..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an invalid name (record 412733) with original publication details: Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas A: 99 1895.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412733, and has not been changed.