This name is a synonym of Spermacoce alata Aubl..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 133397) with original publication details: Bull. Bot. Surv. India 17: 188 1975 publ. 1978.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:890422-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-133397.