This name is a synonym of Cynodon plectostachyus (K.Schum.) Pilg..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 422329) with original publication details: Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas C: 112 1895.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:407150-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-422329, and has not been changed.