This name is a synonym of Eragrostis mexicana (Hornem.) Link.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 412746) with original publication details: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 405 1831.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:401237-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412746.