This name is a synonym of Frangula grisea (Merr.) Grubov.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: J. Arnold Arbor. 19: 49 1938.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:718361-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2522944, and has not been changed.