This name is a synonym of Verbena scabra Vahl.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-26)
which reports it as a synonym (record 212686) with original publication details: Phytologia 29: 503 1975 publ. 1974.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:263316-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-212686, and has not been changed.