In the past this name has been erroneously used to refer to Anchusa capensis Thunb..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a misapplied name with original publication details: Prodr. Pl. Cap. 34 1794.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2636608, and has not been changed.