This name is a synonym of Weissia inoperculata (H.A. Crum) H.A. Crum, Steere & L.E. Anderson.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35164627) with original publication details: Madroño 14: 74. f. 1–6 1957.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35164627, and has not been changed.