This name is a synonym of Schistotylus purpuratus (Rupp) Dockrill.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name (record 41857) with original publication details: Victorian Naturalist 54: 112 1937.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:623466-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-41857, and has not been changed.