This name is a synonym of Sageretia thea (Osbeck) M.C. Johnst..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 27500991) with original publication details: Dagb. Ostind. Resa 232 1757.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-27500991.