This name is a synonym of Tradescantia brevifolia (Torr.) Rose.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 270342) with original publication details: Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 1: 50 1890.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:255997-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270342, and has not been changed.