This name is a synonym of Verbesina tetraptera (Ortega) A.Gray.
The record derives from TICA
(data supplied on 2012-02-11)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 4DEEED17-91C1-4B8C-AB36-09BCE681F3B7) with original publication details: 131 1889.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-5209, and has not been changed.