This name is a synonym of Malvella sherardiana (L.) Jaub. & Spach.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Sp. Pl. ed. 2 1675 1763.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:561911-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2504095, and has not been changed.