This name is a synonym of Amaranthus palmeri S.Watson.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bot. Gaz. 19: 272 1894.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:10681-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2633010, and has not been changed.