⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2609469, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Abelia engleriana (Graebn.) Rehder.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 32: 98 1972.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:875630-1.