This name is a synonym of Commelina rufipes var. glabrata (D.R.Hunt) Faden & D.R.Hunt.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 270413) with original publication details: Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 12: 122 1883.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:173433-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-270413, and has not been changed.