This name is a synonym of Hermannia modesta (Ehrenb.) Mast..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-26)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Linnaea 4: 401 1829.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:825683-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2520334, and has not been changed.