This name is a synonym of Vaccinium sericeum (C. Mohr) E.J. Palmer.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50140538) with original publication details: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 6: 658 1901.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:261921-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50140538, and has not been changed.