This name is a synonym of Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 441325) with original publication details: Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 194 1918.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-441325.