This name is a synonym of Borassus flabellifer L..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50326342) with original publication details: Fl. Ind., ed. 1832 3: 790 1832.
This name record (from Tropicos) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Borassus flabelliformis in version 1 of The Plant List.