This name is a synonym of Riccardia aspera (Stephani) Grolle.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35191894) with original publication details: Sp. Hepat. 6: 21 1917.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35191894, and has not been changed.