This name is a synonym of Metastelma occidentale (Spreng.) A. H. Liogier.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 2602337) with original publication details: Neue Entdeck. Pflanzenk. 3: 34–35 1822.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:284810-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-2602337.