This name is a synonym of Metagonia myrtifolia (Michx.) Nutt..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50070150) with original publication details: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 229 1803.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:859040-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50070150, and has not been changed.