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 50292501) with original publication details: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 13: 38 1850.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:573987-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50292501.