This name is a synonym of Phoradendron caripense Eichler.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50244781) with original publication details: Ernstia 32: 7 1985.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:282710-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50244781, and has not been changed.