This name is a synonym of Eragrostis tincta S.M.Phillips.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 421412) with original publication details: Gen. Pl. 3: 1184, 1194 1883.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:406552-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-421412, and has not been changed.