This name is a synonym of Pennellia lechleri (E.Fourn.) Al-Shehbaz & C.D.Bailey.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100355266) with original publication details: Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 349 1891.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100355266.