This name is a synonym of Gongylanthus ericetorum (Raddi) Nees.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35215402) with original publication details: Sp. Hepat. 6: 96 1917.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35215402, and has not been changed.