This name is a synonym of Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50045614) with original publication details: Monogr. Phan. 3: 212 1881.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50045614, and has not been changed.