This name is a synonym of Tradescantia spathacea Sw..
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 270250) with original publication details: Refug. Bot. 1: t. 48 1868.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:255935-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270250.