This name is a synonym of Melochia corchorifolia L..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 19602466) with original publication details: Repert. Bot. Syst. 1: 304 1842.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:560212-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-19602466.