This name is a synonym of Thonningia sanguinea Vahl.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 3000084) with original publication details: J. Bot. (Morot) 10: 234 1896.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:103416-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-3000084, and has not been changed.