This name is a synonym of Desmodium yunnanense Franch..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 13056213) with original publication details: Fl. E. Himalaya 2: 307 1971.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:885178-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-13056213.