This name is a synonym of Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R.Hunt.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 265901) with original publication details: Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 13: 294 1911.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:235317-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-265901.