This name is a synonym of Bougainvillea spinosa (Cav.) Heimerl.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Voy. Venus, Bot. [Atl.] t. 8 1864.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:604350-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2680770, and has not been changed.