This name is a synonym of Eragrostis hypnoides (Lam.) Britton, Stern & Poggenb..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50283701) with original publication details: Surinam Exsic. Weigelt s.n. 1828.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:204534-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50283701.