This name is a synonym of Riccardia ramosissima (Stephani) Grolle.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35189719) with original publication details: Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 30: 196 1891.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35189719, and has not been changed.