This name is a synonym of Desmodium velutinum (Willd.) DC..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100321769) with original publication details: Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 225 1834.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100321769.