This name is a synonym of Fuchsia apetala Ruiz & Pav..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. IV, 25: 81 1943.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:106303-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2815098, and has not been changed.