This name is a synonym of Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Corrêa.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 7 1944.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:559221-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2686335.