This name is a synonym of Desmodium podocarpum f. albiflorum (Iwata) H. Ohashi.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 13067413) with original publication details: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 54: 73 1940.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-13067413.