This name is a synonym of Pennisetum sieberianum (Schltdl.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 432589) with original publication details: Amer. J. Bot. 64: 173 1977.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:882657-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-432589.