This name is a synonym of Eragrostis mexicana (Hornem.) Link.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 25511025) with original publication details: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 2(3): 542 1894.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-25511025.