This name is a synonym of Hermannia modesta (Ehrenb.) Mast..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-26)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Index Seminum (LE) 6: 51 1840.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:823616-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2846365, and has not been changed.