This name is a synonym of Eleutherococcus hypoleucus (Makino) Nakai.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 1536) with original publication details: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 12: 18 1898.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:89461-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-1536, and has not been changed.