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 (record 41929) with original publication details: Victorian Naturalist 54: 190 1938.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-41929, and has not been changed.