Published in Icon. (Cavanilles) 2: 15 in 1793.
Basionym of Maurandya scandens (Cav.) Pers.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 1: 63 in 1799:
This is another of those plants raised in the year 1797 by the Marchioness of Bute, at her charming little villa, Brompton, from seeds, sent to her ladyship from Spain by Dr. Ortega. It is a native of Mexico, North America...