This name is a synonym of Desmodium callianthum Franch..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 13070716) with original publication details: Fl. Xizang. 2: 891 1985.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:952125-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-13070716.