This name is a synonym of Alternanthera rufa (Mart.) D.Dietr..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Ark. Bot. reimpr. 16(2): 18 1920.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:10467-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2631415, and has not been changed.