This name is a synonym of Strobilanthes longispica (H.B. Cui) J.R.I. Wood & Y.F. Deng.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100372199).
This name record (from Tropicos) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Strobilanthes tripartita in version 1 of The Plant List.