This name is a synonym of Agapetes serpens (Wight) Sleumer.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 12304398) with original publication details: Linnaea 24: 47 1851.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:858573-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-12304398, and has not been changed.