This name is a synonym of Riccia stricta (Gottsche, Lindenb. & Nees) Perold.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35191495) with original publication details: Syn. Hepat. 4: 610 1846.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35191495, and has not been changed.