This name is a synonym of Phoradendron affine (Pohl ex DC.) Engl. & K. Krause.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50244596) with original publication details: Rodriguésia 30/31: 184 1956.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50244596, and has not been changed.