This name is a synonym of Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 308806) with original publication details: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 25: 138 1890.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:224577-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-308806.