This name is a synonym of Tradescantia brevifolia (Torr.) Rose.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 255453) with original publication details: Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 8: 6 1903.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:169116-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-255453, and has not been changed.