This name is a synonym of Elymus farctus (Viv.) Runemark ex Melderis.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 25501060) with original publication details: Fl. Afrique N. 3: 330 1955.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-25501060.