This name is a synonym of Gesneria purpurascens Urb..
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Acta Bot. Acad. Sci. Hung. 22: 320 1976 publ. 1977.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:380915-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2824771, and has not been changed.