This name is a synonym of Sphaeralcea brevipes (Phil.) Krapov..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 19600468).
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:150225-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-19600468, and has not been changed.