In the past this name has been erroneously used to refer to Cordia tinifolia Willd. ex Roem. & Schult..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a misapplied name with original publication details: Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 69 1818.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2736790, and has not been changed.