This name is a synonym of Espeletia standleyana A.C.Sm..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50310324) with original publication details: Revista Acad. Colomb. Ci. Exact. 5: 22 1942.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:97780-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50310324, and has not been changed.