This name is a synonym of Desmodium ramosissimum G.Don.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 13018398) with original publication details: Repert. Bot. Syst. 1(4): 737 1842.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:491750-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-13018398, and has not been changed.