This name is a synonym of Tradescantia fluminensis Vell..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 270164) with original publication details: Enum. Pl. 4: 84 1843.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:173204-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270164, and has not been changed.