This name is a synonym of Sphaeropteris rufescens (Mett. ex Kuhn) P.G. Windisch.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 26606599) with original publication details: Pteridophyta 264 1929.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:17314620-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26606599, and has not been changed.