This name is a synonym of Barleria prionitis subsp. ameliae (A.Meeuse) Brummitt & J.R.I.Wood.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Bothalia 7: 443 1961.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2669837, and has not been changed.