This name is a synonym of Thymelaea ruizii Loscos ex Casav..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50319864) with original publication details: Sin. Fl. Ibér. 10: 149 1975.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50319864.