This name is a synonym of Disterigma empetrifolium (Kunth) Nied..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50253964) with original publication details: Chlor. Andina 2: 179 1857.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50253964, and has not been changed.