This name is a synonym of Aphelandra ornata (Nees) T.Anderson.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50337899) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 9: 79 1847.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:55456-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50337899, and has not been changed.