This name is a synonym of Maresia nana (DC.) Batt..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100361076) with original publication details: Nouv. Mat. Fl. Atl. 228. 1874.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:286815-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100361076, and has not been changed.