This name is a synonym of Tibouchina tortuosa (Bonpl.) Almeda.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50219211) with original publication details: Prodr. 3: 152 1828.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:574834-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50219211.