This name is a synonym of Sphaereupatorium scandens (Gardner) R.M.King & H.Rob..
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym (record 70F28168-FB6E-43BE-818B-EFD1BED8C1AC) with original publication details: 6 1981.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:241833-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-138084.