This name is a synonym of Apera interrupta (L.) P.Beauv..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 25502495) with original publication details: Oekon. Fl. Wetterau 1: 88 1799.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-25502495.