This name is a synonym of Ruellia chartacea (T. Anderson) Wassh..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 100884) with original publication details: Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 2: 853 1890.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:224090-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-100884, and has not been changed.