This name is a synonym of Eragrostis bahiensis Roem. & Schult..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an invalid name (record 413415) with original publication details: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 13: 137 1873.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:401732-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-413415.