This name is a synonym of Tradescantia bracteata Small ex Britton.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 339537) with original publication details: Rhodora 52: 55 1950.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:255907-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-339537, and has not been changed.