This name is a synonym of Cordia brasiliensis (I.M.Johnst.) Gottschling & J.S.Mill..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50289876) with original publication details: J. Arnold Arbor. 16: 181 1935.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:225032-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50289876, and has not been changed.