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 30400121) with original publication details: Mém. Inst. Sci. Madagascar, Sér. B, Biol. Vég. 7: 66–68 1956.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-30400121.