This name is a synonym of Ononis viscosa subsp. breviflora (DC.) Nyman.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 13064809) with original publication details: Pacific Sci. 10(2): 147, f. 8, 9a, b 1956.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-13064809, and has not been changed.