This name is a synonym of Eragrostis spectabilis (Pursh) Steud..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 412970) with original publication details: Manual ed. 2: 565 1856.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:93171-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-412970, and has not been changed.