This name is a synonym of Eragrostis lugens Nees.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 413018) with original publication details: Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 24: 290 1879.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:93181-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-413018.