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 50116) with original publication details: Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 88 1817.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:342665-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-50116.