This name is a synonym of Setaria sphacelata (Schumach.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb. ex Moss.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 442758) with original publication details: Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 791 1930.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:421847-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-442758.