This name is a synonym of Tradescantia cymbispatha C.B.Clarke.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 270289) with original publication details: Fl. Flumin. 3: 140, t. 153 1829.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:173321-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270289, and has not been changed.