This name is a synonym of Eragrostis polytricha Nees.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 413054) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 2(3): 140 1878.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:93190-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-413054, and has not been changed.