This name is a synonym of Eragrostis maderaspatana Bor.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an invalid name (record 413405) with original publication details: Fl. Brit. India 7: 322 1896.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-413405, and has not been changed.