This name is a synonym of Croton gossypiifolius Vahl.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 374705) with original publication details: Croton. Monogr. 58 1807.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60450123-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-374705.