This name is a synonym of Massonia hirsuta Link & Otto.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 281182) with original publication details: J. Bot. 16: 321 1878.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:538116-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-281182.