This name is a synonym of Xylopia frutescens Aubl..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 1602705) with original publication details: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 458 1886.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:269795-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-1602705.