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 30401420) with original publication details: Gen. Hist. 1: 488 1831.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:824692-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-30401420.