This name is a synonym of Cordia trichotoma (Vell.) Arráb. ex Steud..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist. 43 1763.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2736796, and has not been changed.