The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym (record 18642) with original publication details: Encyclop‚die m‚thodique. Botanique. Suppl‚ment. Encyclop‚die m‚thodique. Botanique. Suppl‚ment.; 1810 68 1816.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:
This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Mespilus spathulata in version 1 of The Plant List.